Common Property and Common Problem

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The waste of public problems around the world is becoming increasingly serious and the natural damage is increasing. These problems arise because public property has not been well addressed to solve public problems. The key is that government departments and relevant authorities do not supervise, inaction and local residents do not have a strong sense. I think there are two things that can be done to change these situations:
One of the most critical parts is the implementation of these policies.

Whether for or against the local population, the residents\' policies implement these policies and make the residents aware that they are a community of interests. Competition for interests among individuals may exacerbate the common problems they face, and if they consume, they will only face common problems. Worse, with the seriousness of the common problem, the competition between individuals becomes more intense and may even become malicious competition, which is a vicious circle, and so on, and the end result is that both collective and personal interests are seriously threatened.

It is well known that the change of perception is a difficult and lengthy process, and generally increases when public and personal property is threatened. From the germination of concept to the final action of the concept to the behavior, it is inseparable from the supervision of government departments and the joint efforts of everyone. Unfortunately, most of the situation is not very good. But more like Harding\'s description in \"tragedy of the commons\", people focus only on personal interests, and the end result is tragic.

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Because public problems are not only unresolved, but they are becoming more and more intense.
Another key point is that people should realize that the public interest is the cornerstone of personal interests. If people pursue personal interests and ignore the public interest, and even harm the public interest for personal gain, the result must be tragic. In Harding\'s writing, some people emit large amounts of pollutants for personal gain. Although their personal interests will be met in a short period of time, the environment is bound to be severely damaged for a long time. In his article, The U.S. frontier drains pollution directly into rivers, which they believe can be purified every ten miles. Worse, it\'s not a lazy fantasy, it\'s an idea that\'s passed down from his parents. At that time, people did not have the concept of public property. The character\'s father may be a pioneer from the West. When the pioneers found a fertile piece of land, they considered how to occupy and use it, not to protect it. This was a common phenomenon at the time, but as Wade pointed out, rapid population growth amplified this conflict, and the relationship between humans and the environment became his tension. The development of science and technology makes it easier for people to obtain resources from nature, but science and technology can\'t make people protect nature better. The inertia of human thinking greatly limits the transformation of human thinking, whether it is the protection of the environment or the protection of public property, is extremely lacking in human thinking, we are still thinking about the use and plunder. Maine\'s lobster industry is a classic example of how it takes a long time, even if it is a few bankruptcies.
More than a century ago, the lobster industry was a major industry in Maine, with about a few thousand people involved in lobster fishing. Their overfishing has led to a sharp decline in the number of lobsters, especially females. The lack of females slows the natural growth of lobsters, leading to a sharp decline in production. In the past, Maine\'s fishermen had no philosophy of rational fishing, or even a local policy to protect lobster populations. In Maine, people treat lobsters the same way we treat our natural resources today. They do everything they can to catch lobsters, even breaking the law, even organized crime related to lobster fishing. They\'re probably thinking, lobsters in the ocean, if they\'re not caught by me, they\'re caught by somebody else, so I\'m going to catch the most lobsters. So they\'re fishing endlessly, and they have no sense of public property or sustainability. When the government of Maine and the department of fisheries set up a policy to limit fishing, the effect was not obvious and there was still a lot of illegal fishing. But with increased publicity and enforcement, their efforts are starting to pay off. Maine\'s annual lobster production is steadily increasing. After the 21st century, Maine\'s lobster population reached another peak. Because every mainer on the coast knows how to protect female lobsters. Today, after nearly a century of efforts by mainers to preserve lobsters as public property, the fishermen are increasingly paid.
The Maine and lobster story offers new insights into how to protect public property, but the reality is that other parts of the world are facing a tougher situation, and some developing countries, such as the Indian Ocean, are facing more difficult challenges and complex situations. What\'s more, not all parts of the world have the time, patience and money to protect nature. In fact, the vast majority of countries in the world still use public property for personal gain. As mentioned earlier, natural resources or public property are resources that can be used and owned by most people. There is no point in protecting resources when all efforts are focused on how to use and occupy them more efficiently, as there was in Maine\'s lobster-fishing population a hundred years ago. Similarly, excessive destruction of natural resources harms people\'s personal interests, air pollution and water pollution become increasingly serious, and excessive emissions of carbon dioxide increase global temperature. Global rainfall is falling, the hole in the ozone layer over Antarctica is getting bigger, large-scale fires are becoming more frequent and fires in Australia are still burning, and even the outbreak of wuhan pneumonia is spreading around the world, all caused by humans trying to taste \"game\". I am chilled by the natural plunder of public property and the inaction of the government. So I think these disasters are nature\'s warning to human beings that excessive destruction of nature\'s structure and violation of nature\'s ethical development are punished.
It took Maine nearly a century to restore the lobster industry to its former glory. But perhaps a hundred years is not enough for us humans. The breaking of old ideas and the formation of new ones require the efforts of generations. Government departments and regulators also face huge challenges. So it\'s important that each of us work hard to solve our common problems and protect our most important common property.

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