Free Rider Problem

Where everyone tries to get the most out of a given resource, draining it for themselves — disallowing others a share of the resource.

Like pollution, over-fishing, and ocean garbage.

Good for you, very bad for everyone else.

What is common to many is taken least care of, for all men have greater regard for what is their own than for what they possess in common with others.

Outgoing links: Aristotle