An interest decided purely on one's own decision.
I use self-interest, for example I don't want to get out of bed, it's not my interest (self-interest in action).
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Wanting what is best for everyone, including oneself, not, as commonly believed, what is best only for oneself.
He knew it was in his self-interest to help as many people as possible thrive and prosper, in comfort and safety, that only then could he ultimately thrive and prosper.
by Monkey's Dad May 13, 2020
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