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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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This is not an intellectual approach, not a logical approach, not an egoistic approach, as all these things came after your presence," says the Master.
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