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Aside ~ Entitlement

en·ti·tle·ment
inˈtīdlmənt,enˈtīdlmənt/
noun
synonyms: right, prerogative, claim
the belief that one is inherently deserving of privileges or special treatment.
“no wonder your kids have a sense of entitlement” 64 more words

Musings

Can you help to build on this idea?

 

Self-interest and altruism are not polar opposites.

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People are usually assumed to be either self-centred or altruistic (first table).

However, self-interest and altruism are both part of a broader spectrum of motives (second table). 45 more words

Self-centred

Just as we now know
that the Earth is not at the
centre of the universe,
understand that you
are not the centre
of the world.

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Buddhism

Children are not for me

Children are not for me; the older I get the more important being alone becomes to me. I do not become less self-centred and solipsistic, I become MORE self-centred and solipsistic. 106 more words

You are self-centred

What i have to say or what i have to give you, perhaps nothing. A life painter that can paint your life with happiness and a comedian can splash the smiles on faces and I am not both, maybe it’s a reason of my sadness. 301 more words

Society

150426 Ego 

Above the mountains
Alone in the clouds
Around you a grey mist shroud

Down the mountains
Live poor peasants
Laughing at them aloud

High above you wear your crown… 63 more words

Poetry