- r in an altruistic manner
- As several studies (like this one) have shown, altruistic people achieve higher status, and are much more likely to behave altruistically in situations where their actions are .
- But let's get this straight, you aren't doing this stuff altruistically, for the general good of humanity, are you? "Well, we kind of are.
- Less altruistically, professors contend that although they got an 11% pay increase to shift from a nine-month year to ten months, they find that they are carrying loads 25% heavier.
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- Parasites change bees brains, but not their behavior
Honey bees infected with the parasitic mite, Varroa destructor, or the microsporidia, Nosema ceranae, have changes in the chemical profile of their skin and in their brains. Despite this, parasitized bees were not expelled from the hive, which, the authors say, supports the hypothesis that stressed bees leave the hive altruistically to prevent the spread of infection.
July 17, 2013 - Science Daily
- Jeane J Kirkpatrick in The Age
More recently, a decade ago, Jeane Kirkpatrick, Ronald Reagan's ambassador to the UN and herself a feisty Cold Warrior, wrote in similar vein: "The United States performed heroically in a time when heroism was required; altruistically during the...
- Peter Singer in Capitalism Magazine
As philosophy professor Peter Singer, an arch advocate of altruism, writes: "To the extent that [people] are motivated by the prospect of obtaining a reward or avoiding a punishment, they are not acting altruistically. . . .14 As philosophy...
- Pitirim Sorokin in Crosswalk.com
Sorokin concludes, "In the long run, such a society would be increasingly composed of self-centered egoists incapable of acting altruistically and of being true good neighbors" (p.