Jesus Christ versus Game Theory

Alex Beyman
Sep 20 · 14 min read
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For those of us who were raised in Christian households but later apostatized, there’s a strong temptation to cast off everything remotely Christian. Understandably it’s upsetting to discover you were lied to, often by people who did not, themselves, realize they were lying (having not yet arrived at the same conclusion you did).

That would be an overreaction, though. There’s much in the teachings of Jesus…