Comment: Tragedy of the Commons

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Tragedy of the Commons

http://www.econlib.org/library/Enc/TragedyoftheCommons.html

The incentive of the market isn't in this. Altruism only goes so far. Gardens can be a lot of work. Better to create a market based solution and enable people like that lady to sell their home grown vegetables.

The human race divides politically into those who want people to be controlled and those who have no such desire. - Heinlein