• 2011
  • Jan
  • 19

Why Not - The Present Converter

Imagine the following scenario:

It is xmas, and everybody is running around like a headless chicken trying to find something they can give their beloved once, and their family.
Of course one does not just make cash gifts since those are:

  1. considered impersonal and prove that one did not have a better idea (regardless of the fact that a better idea could not be identified, and the receiver of the cash price might actually be happy with cash)
  2. have a direct amount that is not off-set by the personal though which of course creates the expectation that the return gift is of equal or larger value, which just opens an entire can of worms on game theory (so lets not go there)

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