Nice guys finish first – proven through simulated prisoner’s dilemma.

The above statement seems valid if looking at this through the prisoner’s dilemma and assuming that the people participating do not know the strategy. But what happens if they do know the best strategy for winning? Isn’t the point of being nice the ultimate goal and not winning? My problem are not with the findings, … More Nice guys finish first – proven through simulated prisoner’s dilemma.

Random acts of kindness or calculated acts of self-gain?

There has been a trend for quite some time now where Youtube’rs and other social media “persons” go out (usually to the streets) to do some kind of charitable act like for example giving food to the homeless whilst filming themselves doing this benevolent act and then posting it online for everyone to see. Personally … More Random acts of kindness or calculated acts of self-gain?

The art of forgiveness – a personal take

It is very common for people to forgive wrongdoing by someone as a superficial gesture hoping that this act would somehow magically start healing oneself without further involvement or emotional commitment. Usually to no avail. It is in our nature to want to deal with something expediently especially if it is causing us great pain … More The art of forgiveness – a personal take