: : No I dont consider that the case. Self interest is good for the self interested.
: And altruism is good for the altruistic.
how's it good if I give away money etc. it leaves me at an unfair disadvantage, I'd have thought that very obvious.
: The is the war that's been going on since the dawn of time.
War? What is it good for nothing at all, say it again......
: Why not just let each individual act in his own
: interest, be they selfish or altruistic?
because one way we have social meltdown and chaos and global destruction the other we dont.