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"You know ... I make a lot of money from grazing my sheep on the commons[1], but it's really not sustainable to have this free-for-all. If everyone can just graze the grass with no restriction, the roots will get eaten up and there won't be a future stock to use. I propose that we segment it out so all the plots have an owner, who will have an incentive to limit grazing, and then compensate the people who lose their right to graze..."

'This is absolutely hilarious. This dude has a huge herd and makes a fortune selling sheep that were fattened from grazing the commons.'

[1] Yes, I know that the story that the "tragedy of the commons" parable is based on is fake, and they actually had sensible customs to prevent the free-for-all; this is just for illustrative purposes.




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