Re: Selfishness vs Altruism; an outdated dicotomy?

Cynthia (
Sat, 20 Nov 1999 09:48:43 -0800

> I believe that the most important quality in the universe is self.
> not my self alone. All selves are valuable to me (though I do have
> favorites). I am interested in bettering the lives of all selves, mine
> others. Of course, my main focus will be on doing what is best for myself
> and those others I have the closest contact with.

I like what you say here. But I think you're glossing over how intertwined, your well being is with the well being of others.