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Cultural Quote #262: Selfishness Is For Dummies

The idea that your idea is your self-interest is somehow opposed to other people’s, or if you maximize your self-interest, that you’re not operating in the best interests of other people is predicated on a poor idea of what constitutes your self-interest, because you’re not separate in any real sense from other people. You’re maybe not separated from everything in some real sense.

Jordan Peterson

For more, see Why Being Selfish Is Stupid (Jordan Peterson).

An intellectually curious millennial passionate about seeing people make healthy, informed choices about the moral direction of their lives. When I’m not reading or writing, I enjoy hiking, web-making, learning foreign languages, and watching live sports. Alumnus of Georgetown University (B.S.) and The Ohio State University (M.A.).

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