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Nothing about the trial prevents people from seeking a vaccination on their own, but she views participating as a way to contribute to history — an altruistic impulse that scientists running the trial said they are depending on.
A VACCINE STUDY IN COLLEGE STUDENTS WILL HELP DETERMINE WHEN IT’S SAFE TO TAKE MASKS OFFCAROLYN Y. JOHNSONAPRIL 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
While it is perhaps not surprising that highly social species like elephants and primates routinely help their kith and kin, what is truly eye-opening is how often these altruistic impulses cross species lines.
EYE-OPENING ACTS OF EMPATHY IN THE ANIMAL KINGDOMRICHARD SCHIFFMANAPRIL 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
One of his great sayings is, “Selfish individuals outcompete altruistic individuals, but altruistic groups outcompete selfish groups.”
BUILDING A BETTER DATA ECONOMYJASON SPARAPANIMARCH 11, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
In one manipulation, for instance, they thought they could make the peg-turning task less boring by telling participants that there was an altruistic angle.
AM I BORING YOU? (EP. 225 REBROADCAST)STEPHEN J. DUBNERFEBRUARY 25, 2021FREAKONOMICS
Evolutionary theorists argue that altruistic behavior is a survival trait, much like eating or having sex.
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He essentially showed exactly what you predict, which is that people feel less warm toward people who are extremely moral and altruistic.
WE ADMIRE THESE DO-GOODERS. WE JUST DON’T WANT TO DATE THEM.SIGAL SAMUELDECEMBER 4, 2020VOX
You have been altruistic, Dr. Marmion; I fear critical people would say that you meddled.
MRS. FALCHION, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
Their defender, however, after admitting their untruthfulness, explains that their lying is altruistic.
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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.
LETTERS FROM AMERICARUPERT BROOKE
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WORDS RELATED TO ALTRUISTIC

  • aid
  • alms
  • altruistic
  • benefaction
  • benevolent
  • charitable
  • charity
  • donation
  • endowment
  • generous
  • gift
  • giving
  • philanthropy
  • thoughtful
  • altruistic
  • beneficent
  • benevolent
  • benignant
  • big-hearted
  • bountiful
  • contributing
  • eleemosynary
  • generous
  • good
  • gracious
  • helpful
  • humane
  • humanitarian
  • kind
  • kindhearted
  • liberal
  • magnanimous
  • munificent
  • openhanded
  • patriotic
  • public-spirited
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