Easter Island Statues

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Easter Island, one of the worlds greatest mysteries, known for the 900 ancient statues scattered around the island. The statues being carved of tuff, a porous rock formed from consolidated volcanic ash. This small island is such a mystery, how did the polynesians manage to create these huge statues? How did they manage to move them around on this island? How did they manage to keep their resources going for so long? Obviously they ended up dying off. The people of Rapa Nui most likely didn’t know how to keep their resources maintained. The tragedy of the commons is an economic theory of a situation within a shared resource system, where individuals act independently and rationally according to their own self-interest contrary to the common
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