What an idea, sirjee!
I love it, I just love it.
There’s this Japanese cafe, about which I learnt via Marginal Revolutions, that has this marvelous way of redefining the way restaurants do business.
Walk in for a bite, and you get what the last guy ordered (and paid for!). You, on the other hand, have willy-nilly foisted your choice on the next guy who walks in – and you’ve paid for him too.
It’s not something you’d want to do everyday, of course. On the days on which you just have to have a steak burger, you might not want to step into a place like this.
On the other hand, there is hardly a better way of deciding between free will and determinism, no?
What would be a good Indian name for a venture like this?
Takdeer? Naseeb? Luck by Chance? Or something else altogether?