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limited to or caring only about yourself and your own needs

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Furthermore, the principle of not accepting something for nothing itself has dubious egoistic credentials.
PESHAWAR -- President Awami National Party (ANP) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and former Chief Minister Amir Haider Khan Hoti has said that refusal of the coalition partners to resign from the provincial legislature was a sign of political maturity and stability of the democracy in the country, saying, people of the province will suffer due to Imran Khan's egoistic attitude.
According to the Daily Express, Muamba said that fewer young players break through into first teams partly because managers of elite clubs are under so much pressure to get results that they overlook the youth system to buy more established players, although he added that that does not stop the youngsters from becoming arrogant, selfish and egoistic.
Since there is the idea that if there is no truth to be believed, and if knowledge does not offer a certainty, then the only thing that remains is the "body" -- the egoistic desires, physical gratification and happiness that will end with death.
However, you will be surprised that some parents, and I don't mean all, coerce their children into wedlock for egoistic reasons and live to regret it when it is too late.
The spokesman has advised Sharif Brothers to hire a sensible lawyer who may improve their understanding of the court decisions and should try to avoid egoistic and negative political manoeuvres, while maintaining a persona of responsible politicians.
We do not want to lose our humanity and turn into materialistic and egoistic people," she said.
Talking to some media commanders, short of bursting into tears, many of them lowered their egoistic guards to admit their failure, saying, "After witnessing the annexation, one unit, break-up into a fourth federating unit and then the military operation during Bhutto's era, we realised that the Mirs, Nawabs and Sardars need to be wooed not only to bring socio-economic development, but also to avoid a repeat of another mili-operation.
Further, do I understand correctly that it is engaged in spending nearly pounds 1 billion in new capital projects to satisfy the egos of our egoistic leaders?
The editor points out that the "Socratic" conception is "formally" egoistic but need not be "substantially egoistic if one determines that one must treat others well in order to have a well-lived life" (p.
Viewing that as an imaginable success, the NCP continued with their malicious strategy by pushing Mr Akol further to organise the Kenana summit where ill-informed Southern politicians each with individual egoistic motive met to attack SPLM and the GOSS for poor implementation of CPA, as if SPLM was the sole signatory to CPA.
They next address money and economic fluctuations, paying particular attention to how individuals' egoistic incentives can become inconsistent with the advancement of aggregate economic performance and the role of governing monetary institutions in resolving that dilemma.
They reject an egoistic psychology, while emphasizing the prevalence of social factors in the formation of our dispositions (p.
These drivers, who usually repeat this behavior, should be detained as a precautionary measure, to protect them and society from their egoistic and criminal attitudes.
Isabel thinks she's found such a partner in Jack Wyatt (Will Ferrell), an egoistic, onetime movie star whose career is in such a downturn that he's forced to take the part of Darrin in a TV remake of ``Bewitched.