Are People Inherently Good?

Perhaps the most powerful instinctual drive we have is to take care of ourselves. In other words, we are all born with an overwhelming urge to pursue our own self-interest. You can call this selfishness, egocentrism, narcissism, self-indulgence — all these words fit — which is a dismaying thought, isn’t it? As a society, we consider all of these to be negative words, yet, it’s at the basis of all of our behavior? Sort of…

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