Illustration from: Grandpa Saves the Day

Blood Dice

Throughout history, generals, heads of state and business leaders have rolled blood dice. They take a chance! The consequences are devastating, with people often dying, a company going bankrupt, people losing jobs, poverty... Recently, a former governor, a statesman, a financial leader, rolled the blood dice on European bonds and a profitable financial company was ruined in less than a year. Thousands of jobs were lost as the company went into bankruptcy. What is the solution? What constrains a power-obsessed outlaw leader from rolling blood dice?