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Re: the handicap principle

Posted by alexandra_k on March 29, 2018, at 17:33:44

In reply to Re: the handicap principle alexandra_k, posted by baseball55 on March 27, 2018, at 20:09:35

> I won't go into the details, unless you're interested

I am interested. But if you are bored of it, then don't feel obliged.

> the findings again and again are that people would rather sacrifice their own self-interest than be seen as cheap and selfish or be treated unfairly in a face-to-face (albeit experimental) setting.


Is this sort of leading up to the idea of reputation?

I remember hearing that modern group size is large and people move around the globe such that there is less consequence for freeriding / cheating / defecting than there used to be. Apparently, psychopaths / cheaters / defectors / free-riders are more common, now? Or psychopaths are running the show? Something along these lines...




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