The cost of pages rose drastically, while the page
production rate slowed down.
There was no market for it
We injected some extra money into the technology
team but there was little or no interest so they
simply kept it, thus failing to stimulate the
There exists another page that will make everyone
better off without making anyone worse off.
Supply and demand
Demand increased and a shortage occurred.
There is no such page. We are not going to interfere.
Aggregate demand for this page did not
necessarily equal the productive capacity of
Unchecked, exponential page growth outstripped
the pixel supply. There was a catastrophe, and now
the population is at a lower, more sustainable level.
To avoid unchecked, exponential page growth
outstripping the pixel supply and leading to an
inevitable catastrophe, we prevented this page
from being conceived.
The failure of this page to load is a consequence
of the inherent contradictions in the capitalist mode
Laissez Fair Capitalism
We know this page is needed, but we can’t force
anyone to make it.
The government has limited the number of pages
Efficient Markets Hypothesis
If you had paid enough for the page, it would
Showing you this page would only encourage
you to want more pages.
Tragedy of the Commons
Too many people tried to view this page.
By not viewing this page you help everyone else get
The page is hosted by a foreign web server and is
therefore banned to ensure the supremacy of our
High taxes on content publishers prevented them
from hiring the person who would have written
The page never actually existed and was
fundamentally impossible, but everyone bought into
it in a frenzy and it’s all now ending in tears.
If you were to get the page you wanted you might
get a better page than someone else, which would
be unfair. This way at least everyone gets the same.
The influence of psychological factors caused you
to act in a matter that would not be expected of a
purely rational actor.
Theory of the second best
The best outcome was unachievable, so you have
arrived here instead.