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We are all basically selfish.

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Re: We are all basically selfish.

Postby sweethuman » Tue Aug 02, 2011 6:20 am

I agree with you
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Re: We are all basically selfish.

Postby ArnauEstanyol » Fri Aug 05, 2011 10:57 am

Yes. We are selfish in essence. I think that the basis of our civilization is sustained by two main columns: selfishness and sex.
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Re: We are all basically selfish.

Postby Elisa » Fri Aug 05, 2011 3:49 pm

Yes, I think we are basically selfish but the question is :" how much selfish are you"?

There are people totally selfish and other reasonably selfish.

I think to be a reasonably one.
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Re: We are all basically selfish.

Postby hilaryprk » Sun Nov 13, 2011 12:21 pm

Human beings are naturally animals, selfish is a human concept. So the technical answer to your question is yes we are naturally selfish.
But,its really about the survival instinct, all animals are selfish when it comes to survival, procreation and nurture are close to it in dominance of instinct though, that's why most humans and animals protect their young fiercely and why we are all driven to have sex frequently.

So, I believe the hardest thing for humans to overcome is pride and selfishness.
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