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Selfishness

Indophile
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2/7/2012 2:59:11 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
"Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live."
- Oscar Wilde

This sounds more like the better definition, and why "selfishness" is NOT a virtue. Thoughts?
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PARADIGM_L0ST
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2/7/2012 5:50:49 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 2/7/2012 2:59:11 PM, Indophile wrote:
"Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live."
- Oscar Wilde

This sounds more like the better definition, and why "selfishness" is NOT a virtue. Thoughts?:

Selfishness is neither virtuous or unvirtuous, and often depends on the context. It's also highly subjective.
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