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Evolutionary theorists argue that altruistic behavior is a survival trait, much like eating or having sex.
He essentially showed exactly what you predict, which is that people feel less warm toward people who are extremely moral and altruistic.
You have been altruistic, Dr. Marmion; I fear critical people would say that you meddled.
Their defender, however, after admitting their untruthfulness, explains that their lying is altruistic.
THE OLD WORLD IN THE NEWEDWARD ALSWORTH ROSS
Afterwards, when he thought more deeply, he found a great hope in the very existence of all this altruistic enthusiasm.
HYACINTHGEORGE A. BIRMINGHAM
You can trust them in anything, if your demand be for nothing extremely intelligent or absurdly altruistic.
But in order to strengthen his defence, he alleged reasons which could not be understood in an altruistic country.
In the same way sympathy and the altruistic feelings are supposed to have arisen.
YOUR MIND AND HOW TO USE ITWILLIAM WALKER ATKINSON
Human love manifests many of the altruistic emotions during its course.
YOUR MIND AND HOW TO USE ITWILLIAM WALKER ATKINSON
If there be any more altruistic act of any people in any age of the world's history I have failed to hear or read of it.

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