Do you think that being self-interested is a bad thing?

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6. Do you think that being self-interested is a bad thing? If so, why? If not, why not?

7. Compare Christ’s Golden Rule with Hobbes’ Golden Rule. Which do you think is more effective in getting people to obey the laws, and why?

8. Do you agree with Hobbes that our natural condition is one of lawlessness and violence? How do you think you would behave if you knew you could get away with whatever you wanted to? Do we only obey the laws out of fear of punishment?

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Been self-interested is a good thing. This means that a person is putting themselves first
and taking care of oneself. The self is the only thing that is constant in life. For instance, a person
can put his or her job first but the job may come to an end, there are those that put their spouse
first but a divorce can happen or the spouse can die. In my opinion been self- inte...

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