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al trooh i zuhm

  • n  the quality of unselfish concern for the welfare of others

  • The truth is that our environment concerns may be less about altruism than about our desire to look good in front of others.
  • There is a theory that says that altruism may be an antidote to stress.
  • Vincent's charity may not only be out of altruism, he may ask for a tax deduction.
News & Articles

  • Metal theft on the rise, hard to fight
    Metal recycling — and scrap metal theft — is on the rise. And it's not just environmental altruism. Don't get Ota Dossett started on the subject of metal thieves unless you have a while to listen. "You dirty birds. You are stealing from the babies of Urbana. It's against every grain of my being," said the veteran director of facilities for the Urbana School District. read more
    June 9, 2013 - The Champaign News-Gazette
  • Alpha Delta Kappa is golden in Flagstaff
    Twelve dedicated teachers were initiated into Alpha Delta Kappa on April 7, 1963, at the Monte Vista Hotel in downtown Flagstaff. Today, the membership has grown to thirty-one. The goals remain the same: to help our community through altruism, educational excellence and world understanding.
    June 9, 2013 - Arizona Daily Sun
Quotes

  • Tom Hanks in USA Today
    The memory of Wendie Jo is that of a walking inspiration,Hanks said in a statement. "She met the challenges of her illness with love, cheer, joy and altruism. We are going to miss her as surely as we are all better for knowing her."
  • President Bush in Monthly Review
    Everyone keeps asking if he's darker, and I don't think that is the case. He was never a white knight. He's a dark knight. Yes, he has altruism in him -- he wants to effect good, he wants to help the city -- yet you look at him and he looks... Christian Bale http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christian_Bale&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGa_5bd57ndXRT0QleDx2VdVZMb-Q St. Louis Post-Dispatch http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/entertainment/stories.nsf/entertainment/movies/story/f54c5272c3473ffc862574820052054c%3FOpenDocument&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGFuQEXCbsaa9mAXjfFX9X5QFCV8Q Jul 10, 2008 3087 4345 altruist ...After years of government indifference to viral epidemics, President Bush today called an emergency press conference to launch a federal campaign against the Human Altruist Virus," which threatens to blight the nation.

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