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Punishing defectors There's the concept of 'punishing defectors' which has multiple valid basis - there's a game theory justification that a (credible) promise to punish defectors, even if it costs you, is (in certain cases) an effective strategy that makes things better for everyone. By extension, "not doing your part" and not punishing defectors is also ...


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No. As much we as humans hate to admit it, we could not agree on basic universal laws. Even most simple of them all, "Thou shalt not kill", is suspended during the war. Militaries, even most advanced ones, often kill civilians including children as "collateral damage" and this is not considered as a war crime. In reality, laws are set of rules created by ...


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