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self

 [self]
1. a term used to denote an animal's own antigenic constituents, in contrast to “nonself” (which denotes foreign antigenic constituents). The self constituents are metabolized without antibody formation, whereas the antigens that are nonself are eliminated through the immune response mechanism. It has been postulated that there is a mechanism of “self recognition” that enables the organism to distinguish between self and nonself. See also immunity.
2. the complete being of an individual, comprising both physical and psychological characteristics, and including both conscious and unconscious components. The concept of self is central to the jungian personality theory. See also Jung.
therapeutic use of self the ability to use theory, experiential knowledge, and self-awareness, and to explore one's impact on others.

self

autophobia.

self

(self),
1. A sum of the attitudes, feelings, memories, traits, and behavioral predispositions that make up the personality.
2. The individual person as represented in his or her own awareness and in his or her environment.
3. A generalized, everyday term for ego or persona.
4. In immunology, an individual's autologous cell components as contrasted with non-self, or foreign, constituents; the basic mechanism underlying recognition of self from non-self is unknown, but serves to protect the host from an immunologic attack on the host's own antigenic constituents, as opposed to immune system destruction or elimination of foreign antigens.

self

(sĕlf)
n. pl. selves
1. The total, essential, or particular being of a person; the individual.
2. One's consciousness of one's own being or identity; the ego.
3. That which the immune system identifies as belonging to the body.

self

Immunology
adjective Referring to one’s own immune system; autologous.

self

(self)
1. A sum of the attitudes, feelings, memories, traits, and behavioral predispositions that make up the personality.
2. The person as represented in his or her own awareness and in his or her environment.
3. immunology A person's autologous cell components as contrasted with nonself, or foreign, constituents. The mechanism of recognition of self from nonself is unknown, but serves to protect from an immunologic attack on the host's own antigenic constituents, as opposed to immune system destruction or elimination of foreign antigens.
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So, celebrate Rand's birthday by doing something special for yourself--not to show that you are selfish, but to celebrate the fact that Rand had the philosophical fortitude and intellectual capacity to identify and demonstrate to the world that selfishness is, indeed, a virtue.
Neither legislative enactments can wipe out selfishness, lust, anger and greed, nor even religious preaching can succeed in destroying selfishness, but we have to look inward, start our self-reformation to bring change in the society.
The obstacles to a new and better world for people everywhere can be summed up in one word: selfishness - national, racial, political, religious, economic and individual selfishness.
A person who kneels in prayer acquires the humility to admit that, regardless of the power at his disposal, he is not exempt from selfishness and pride that can spoil his best intentions and efforts.
The protection and promotion of animal life (both domesticated and feral) has become gradually easier for humans fighting to lessen the barbarity and selfishness and gain for all animals the "right" to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.