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egoist

[ē′gō·ist, eg′-]
1 a selfish person, one who seeks to satisfy his or her own interests at the expense of others. See also egotist.
2 a person who believes in or acts in accordance with the concept that all conscious action is justifiably motivated by self-interest. egoistic, egoistical, adj.
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That is, one might answer that the egoist is ultimately irrational in his self-regard, or that he has an unrealistic conception of his own good because it has been construed too narrowly, or that he will never flourish, or that his form of flourishing does not work for fully reflective human beings.
Whether the resulting behavior is moral or immoral raises an entirely separate question, which the egoist as such does not consider.
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Ivan's Sadean appeals to determinist Nature, his belief that man is a natural egoist wishing evil on others, his refusal to put moral bounds on his desires and imagination, and his nihilist devaluation of human life, emerge when he tells Alyosha that men decide who is worthy to live on "grounds much more natural" than worth, and that everyone has the right to wish for another man's death.
Honorable Egoist is the dominant value type for both age groups.
We noted that both narcissism and psychopathy are psychologically extreme manifestations of egoism, so while a narcissist or a psychopath is certainly an egoist, an egoist need not be either.
I have repeatedly asked Nawaz Sharif to come to the present assembly but I know he is too much egoist and he has no capability to run the house in the prevailing situation", he said.
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The sooner we get rid of this incompetent, petulent egoist, the better.
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