There is a “Trilemma” in finance, also called the “impossible trinity”. It states that a nation can have any two, but not all three, of these three:
a. International capital flow.
b. Stable domestic economy.
c. Stable currency value.
Troikas arise from trilemmas when three voters attempt to decide which two of the three to choose. Each of the three options passes by 2/3, yet all agree that one of the three options must be denied.
The “Manager’s Trilemma”: a product can be at most two of:
The “Labor Trilemma”: an economy can have at most two of:
Stable price level,
Free collective bargaining.
The “Munchausen Trilemma”: an explanation can be at most two of:
The “Zizek Trilemma”; anyone under Communism can be at most two of:
In each of these cases, the Stooges will vote majorities for each option, yet unanimously agree that one must go!