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the quality of unselfish concern for the welfare of others

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Assume now that altruists benefit only other altruists (all the parameters remaining equal).
The Altruists credo was alien to everyone: 'To see the world as others see it, to consider the well-being of others before our own.
Positive gift externalities lead altruists to the free riding problem, which implies that decreasing group size will increase average contributions.
Most important, when it comes to health care, Americans are consumers, "not altruists," she said.
New series of the show that sees rich altruists go undercover to improve the lives of others.
Further, Simon (1993) proposes a distinction between intelligent altruists and unintelligent altruists.
The idea is that groups containing altruists possess survival advantages against groups that do not.
It could be that this model misspecifies the behavior of subjects by including egoists with altruists.
This function of market prices is equally relevant to a society of perfect altruists and to one composed entirely of selfish egotists.
Wilson showed that altruist organisms survive through reproduction in favor of their altruist genes and when their strategy does not favor survival, non-altruists predominate.
As Pollak puts it: "Some altruists may give equal weight to every family member; others may give virtually all the weight to themselves and virtually none to other family members.
The fact that the centers were active even when giving was mandatory indicated that at some level people really are pure altruists and get pleasure from seeing a charity get money to support its good works, Harbaugh said.
Simply put, the claim is that groups with some altruists have survival advantage over groups without them.
What's more: "Mommy brain gains aren't limited to mothers: fathers, other caregivers and everyday altruists can also partake of the advantages of caring proximity to children.