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Freakonomics: Spite Happens

We explore our surprising propensity for spite. Host Stephen Dubner talks to economist Benedikt Herrmann about "money-burning" lab experiments, in which people often choose to surrender some of their own cash in order to take money away from other participants. Plus, athlete Bo Jackson's very costly decision to spurn one particular football team.

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