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The Ten Biggest Myths of Selfishness

 

Myth #1:  In this world only those who know how to put themselves first ever succeed.

Myth #2:  Since you only live once, there's nothing selfish about living like royalty.

Myth #3:  Lavishly indulging and pampering oneself sets a good standard for others, motivating them to work harder so that someday they can do the same.

Myth #4:  The best way to overcome feelings of alienation is to regularly indulge oneself in the finer things in life.

Myth #5:  Unselfishness is the work of saints, monks, nuns, ministers and priests. 

Myth #6:  Wealthy people cannot be considered selfish because they usually buy nice presents for their friends and family.

Myth #7:  Families should not be expected to contribute to the communities in which they live.

Myth #8:  There's nothing selfish about only showing concern for the members of one's own church.

Myth #9:  There's nothing selfish about caring only about the welfare of the citizens of one's own nation.

Myth #10:  Its the responsibility of the politicians of the world to alleviate poverty, world hunger, and human suffering.

 

 

"I have been a selfish being all my life, in practice, though not in principle."
                                      
-Jane Austen  Pride and Prejudice
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