Tit for Tat

November 5, 2008

Or … as good as it gets. Struggling through the notion of trust. Sometimes in training sessions participants can see (and be part of) of the Prisoner’s dilemma. But aren’t we making similar choices – to cooperate or defect – not only in games, but daily. It is so much in the choices I (we) / you (they) make – tit for tat at the end.

In “win-lose” terminology:

 

Cooperate

Defect

Cooperate

win win

lose much win much

Defect

win much lose much

lose lose

2 Responses to “Tit for Tat”

  1. Mariya Says:

    The philosophy of Prisoner’s Dilemma reflects attitude toward the Life itself. The question of mutual trust and behaviour aiming at the future, but not entrenching onself in feelings for past grievances.


  2. […] as a catch phrase reminded me of a workshop’s excercise, called the ’Prisoner’s dilemma‘ and particpants’ […]


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