J. Cafesin

Author of Addicting Fiction

Do U REALLY care for anyone but U? Is ALTRUISM real?

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I teach my students at Berkeley and Stanford that the foundation of psychology, what motivates all of us to do whatever we do, is self-interest. I explain that even soon-to-be saints, like Mother Teresa, who spent her life feeding the poor, caring for the sick, did so out of self-interest. Mother Teresa was not altruistic. There is no such thing as Altruism. It is a religious construct to motivate good deeds, to get people out of our own heads, even for a moment, to consider others…

http://jcafesin.blogspot.com/2016/04/the-psychology-of-marketing.html

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Author: jcafesin

I am a freelance writer of fiction, essay and copy in the San Francisco Bay Area. I write what others dare not voice; on relationships, religion, politics and people. http://www.jcafesin.com/ http://jcafesin.blogspot.com/

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