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Actions undertaken for the benefit of other people. If you do something to feel good about helping people, or even to be a better person in some spiritual sense, it isn't ''truly'' altruism.
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==Blog posts==
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*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/n3/circular_altruism/ Circular Altruism]
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*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/hn/your_rationality_is_my_business/ Your Rationality is My Business]
  
Actions undertaken for the benefit of other people. If you do something to feel good about helping people, or even to be a better person in some spiritual sense, it isn't ''truly'' altruism.
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==See also==
  
==[[Less Wrong]] posts==
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*[[Shut up and multiply]]
* [http://lesswrong.com/lw/n3/circular_altruism/ Circular Altruism]
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*[[Fuzzies]]
  
 
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Actions undertaken for the benefit of other people. If you do something to feel good about helping people, or even to be a better person in some spiritual sense, it isn't truly altruism.

Blog posts

See also