The game stops here!
January 31, 2021
Shall we buy a share, or sell a share and so set the price? Now that's too easy. We must borrow the shares, sell it quick, spread whispers of mock disgust, and later buy it back gleeful in a climate of distrust. Short sell a share sway market share, based on a lie, sharing a virtual pie
This reminds me of the Stanford marshmallow experiment. This was a study on delayed gratification in 1972 led by psychologist Walter Mischel, a professor at Stanford University.
In this study, a child was offered a choice between one small but immediate reward, or two small rewards if they waited for a period of time. During this time, the researcher left the room for about 15 minutes and then returned. The reward was either a marshmallow or pretzel stick, depending on the child's preference.
In follow-up studies, the researchers found that children who were able to wait longer for the preferred rewards tended to have better life outcomes.
Where is the win-win, value for all parties? Can we NOT find the common good, accept an acceptable share, with eyes on the long game not greedily grab consume it now?