Reuben related to the situation as if it were a one-time game, and acted accordingly.Had he announced to Shimon that he was not prepared to concede the part due him, even in light of a total loss, he would change the outcome of the game, for the future, although it is quite likely that he would leave the room empty-handed in the current negotiation.The deep conviction of the Syrians, causes us to surrender to the Syrian dictates.The present political situation will be resolved only if we convince ourselves of the justice of our views.They convey confidence and assurance in their demands, and make certain to make absolutely clear to Israel that they will never give up on any of these requirements.Absent an alternative, Israel is forced to yield to blackmail due to the perception that it will leave the negotiating room with nothing if it is inflexible. He listens attentively to Reuben’s words, but then declares even more emphatically, "There is nothing to discuss. He realizes that Shimon is determined to leave with the majority of the money, and that the only way for him to leave the room with any money is to surrender to Shimon’s blackmail.
Like all science, Game Theory does not presume to express an opinion on moral values, but rather seeks to analyze the strategic behaviors of rival parties in a common game.
Full certainty creates an internal justification of one’s convictions, and in the second round serves to convince his opponent that his positions were right.
This results in the opponent's desire to reach a compromise even by acting entirely irrationally and distancing him from his opening demands.
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