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Can us humans ever be completely selfless?


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Teekay

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Do you believe that as humans we can be completely selfless or do we have our own agenda in mind?

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We live to reward ourselves.There is no point in feeling guilty that we are not completely selfless.We do things to make ourselves feel good. Whether it's a health diet, exercising, giving something or praying, it's for ourselves. Perhaps we could consider that by not being selfless we would continue to do good deeds if it was only to benefit ourselves by feeling good. :yes:

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Yeah i agree with radon.
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I think this question is quite open to interpretation. Even within a hypothetical small isolated community we would observe the same actions being given different values by the people present. When we throw in the diversity of cultural and historical perspectives it becomes very difficult to establish what qualifies as a selfless act. This being said the impact of an action, as Radon rightly points out, is a more apt measuring standard.

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I agree with you...



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I do not believe that we can be completely selfless ever.






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