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|User Info||There Is A Sickness That Haunts The Western World; entered at 2022-07-31 13:43:29|
Registered: 2018-07-22 Beaverton, OR
Fantastic post. The discussion about altriusm is really key to many of this country's woes at this time.|
Ayn Rand, in her writing, warned of the dangers of altruism. I read her extensively in college, but I never quite got what she meant. Today, having just now googled the meaning of the word, I do. The google definition is: the belief in or practice of disinterested and selfless concern for the well-being of others.
The issue with altruism, which I had always lauded as virtue, is not the concern for the well-being of others. I have always been concerned for the well-being of others, occasionally selflessly, but never with disinterest. The issue is the disinterest!