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).
by badmouth June 4, 2016
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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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And when do THEY forgo THEIR self interest for ME, Jordan? That's what makes your entire worldview horseshit. It never goes the other way. It NEVER takes the form of YOU (or ANYONE for that matter) forgoing THEIR self-interest for ME.
Hym "And when does it work in the other direction? Who around me needs to forgo their own narrow self-interest? Noone? Then why should I be expected to? 'BeCaUsE yOu ShOuLd Be SeLflEsS! AgAiNsT yOuR wIlL eVeN!' You're NOT THAT Jordan. That's what makes you a charlatan. AND a liar. You don't actually ACT like you believe any of the things you say and all of your colleges have proven they DON'T actually belive any of the things you say. Your entire career has been dealing with poor victimized women and malevolent men and now YOU'RE THE SAVIOR! THE WHITE PROPHET COMETH! WOOO!" 👏👏👏👏👏👏👏🙌🙌🙌👏👏👏
by Hym Iam March 10, 2023
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