Most people believe that self-interest is antithetical to altruism. Actually, self-interest is one of three necessary motivations that, working together, evoke altruistic behavior. My posts “On Altruism” explain the role of “altruistic self-interest.”
Be sure to read the posts in the sidebar in reverse order, starting with
- Part 1: When Is a Horse Not a Horse?
- Part 2: I Have a Formula for That
- Part 3: Some ‘Splaining To Do
- Part 4: More ‘Splaining To Do
- Part 5: What I ‘Splained