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23. Ethics / B. Contract Ethics / 8. Contract Strategies

[subtle ways of getting what you want from people]

8 ideas
We should not even harm someone who harms us [Socrates]
Someone who keeps all his contracts when others are breaking them is making himself a prey to others [Hobbes]
Punctuality and justice in dealings are excellent for raising a man in the world [Franklin]
By far the easiest way of seeming upright is to be upright [Hare]
TIT FOR TAT says cooperate at first, then do what the other player does [Poundstone]
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you - or else! [Poundstone]
Good strategies avoid conflict, respond to hostility, forgive, and are clear [Axelrod]
When players don't meet again, defection is the best strategy [Axelrod]