Altruistic Sentence Examples
Animals can have more altruistic behavior than humans.
He seemed driven by purely altruistic reasons to organize a week-long celebration of Finnish design.
Not all the reasons for joining a youth service group are entirely altruistic!
How do we know it is not our own selfish desires disguised by the unconscious into seemingly altruistic motives?
Both of these are original and indispensable, but egoism has the priority, since there must be egoistic pleasure somewhere before there can be altruistic sympathy with it.Advertisement
Doctors and lawyers are not driven solely by altruistic motives.
In the Italian Renaissance, people of wealth distinguished themselves by their altruistic endeavors.
Along with this, MAC, or Makeup Art Cosmetics, is an internationally well known brand of cosmetics that supports many altruistic endeavors.
Doesn't it seem as though every time you do something altruistic, nobody notices?
Couple that with the company's altruistic endeavors and you've got a company you'd be proud at which to shop.Advertisement
The " economic man " of the earlier writers, with his aversion from labour and his desire of the present enjoyment of costly indulgences, has been abandoned by their successors, with the result that in the opinion of many good people altruistic sentiment may be allowed to run wild over the whole domain of economics.
If the inherent energy of the principle of population (supposed everywhere the same) is measured by the rate at which numbers increase under the most favourable circumstances, surely the force of less favourable circumstances, acting through prudential or altruistic motives,, is measured by the great difference between this maximum rate and those which are observed to prevail in most European countries.
Such ruthless habits of the bee-commonwealth, no less than the altruistic labours of the workers, are adapted for the survival and dominance of the species.
He holds, indeed, that the two are inseparable, and that the more altruistic any man's sentiments and habits of action can be made, the greater will be the happiness enjoyed by himself as well as by others.
The application to sociological problems of the physical theory of organic evolution further developed the altruistic theory.Advertisement
The socialistic tendencies of subsequent thinkers have emphasized the ethical importance of altruistic action, but it must be remembered always that it is ultimately only a form of action, that it may be commended in all types of ethical theory, and that it is a practical guide only when it is applied in accordance with a definite theory of "the good."
Performing three songs for fifteen minutes in front of a global audience of 3 billion is not altruistic.
To what extent can we offer arguments to rational egoists to persuade them to become more altruistic?
The process isn't entirely altruistic, either, since you will benefit from the new tablature as much as those who find your transcriptions.
Moreover, because Kenneth Cole supports so many altruistic endeavors, you'll know that your money, at least in part, is going toward helping to make the world a better place.Advertisement
There is an altruistic inclination and a passion for just causes.
This generous nature often leads you into altruistic endeavors or careers.
Beside his or her winning smile and exuberant attitude, Sagittarius also has a strong altruistic streak and a desire to see everyone do well.
Besides providing high-quality undergarments for men and women, the company also supports many altruistic endeavors.
The producers claim that there is an altruistic motive behind the show and that these women are brought in so that they can see themselves as they really are.Advertisement
The distinction of egoistical and altruistic action is further complicated by two facts.
Biologists, however, can demonstrate that these behaviors are only apparently altruistic.
Such a policy makes finding willing Directors of Studies difficult and naturally leads Colleges to feel less altruistic toward the University.
Despite this, considerable indirect evidence suggests that biological kinship plays an important role in altruistic behavior.
According to personal (social) goal theory, moral behavior is motivated by the desire to satisfy a variety of personal and social goals, some of which are self-oriented (selfish), and some of which are other-oriented (altruistic).
We would restrict our altruistic activity to weekends and possibly an evening or two a week by phone, if it worked.
And so in the ideal state everyone will derive egoistic pleasure from doing such altruistic acts as may still be needed.
No matter where her other planets may be and no matter who she eventually falls in love with, she'll always be attracted to spiritual, artistic and altruistic souls; these are all Pisces characteristics.
To overlook the Cyrenaic recognition of social obligation and the hedonistic value of altruistic emotion is a very common expedient of those who are opposed to all hedonistic theories of life.
On the other hand, every deliberate action based on an avowedly altruistic principle necessarily has a reference to the agent; if it is right that A should do a certain action for the benefit of B, then it tends to the moral self-realization of A that he should do it.
It is noticeable that the virtue of Benevolence, which has played so important a part in Christian ethics and in modern altruistic and sociological theories, is omitted by the ancients.
He had altruistic motives.
He proclaimed himself, before everything else, a physiologist, and looked to physiology to provide the ultimate standard for everything that has value; and though his own ethical code necessarily involves the disappearance of sympathy, love, toleration and all existing altruistic emotions, he yet in a sense finds room for them in such altruistic self-sacrifice as prepares the way for the higher man of the future.
In fact, the altruistic idea, in itself and apart from a further definition of the good, is rather a method than an end.
Altruistic donations of eggs should be allowed.
There were altruistic reasons for getting way for a bit.
Truly altruistic action is a form of yoga.