Altruism – the selfless concern for the well-being of others – is advisable for so many reasons. But thinking people will reciprocate your kindness if you are nice to them is just naive. I know, because I’ve been “Mr. Nice Guy” before.
Month: August 2022
There is a strong temptation to be ungrateful to society due to its imperfection, but we must exercise gratitude because society lays the foundation for the order (law, commerce, democracy, etcetera) and whatever privileges we enjoy (including access to clean water, the internet, education, and even the “peace” we enjoy).