The lessons of the prisoner's dilemma
suggest that cooperation based on self-interest is most
likely to occur when the number of people involved
few but they interact frequently.
few but they interact rarely.
many but they interact frequently.
many but they interact rarely.
A tit-for-tat strategy recommends that
one always begin an interaction with another person by
nice, but retaliate if the other plays
nice and turn the other cheek if the
other plays mean.
mean, but be nice if the other plays
mean and stay mean--you have to stab others in the
back before they stab you.