Lessons for Egoism

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  • Getting Out of the Box - … national and classroom statistics on hate. define stereotype, discrimination, prejudice, egoism and altruism and recognize discrimination. describe the origins of prejudice … live their life as a model for others." Briefly explain egoism as a theory that human beings act or should act in their own interests and desires. Egoism is frequently associated with the early Greek hedonists, whose aim …
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  • Heroism in English Myth - … may sacrifice for the benefit of others, enlightened self-interest, egoism. Connect these to actions of characters as the students move … fight Tarquine? What elements of advocacy, altruism, enlightened self-interest, egoism do you see? In small diverse groups, appropriate to class …
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  • Stand and Deliver for Justice and Diversity (10th Grade) - … their life as a model for others." Briefly explain that egoism is a theory that self-interest is the motivation behind … reflect on whether they think Rosa Parks was motivated by egoism or altruism. This may be extended into a debate topic …
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  • Rabindranath Tagore's The Home and the World - … natural right to possess and therefore greed is natural," his egoism uses "nature" as its warrant. When he says, "Theft becomes …
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  • Note to the Teacher: This unit is primarily for HIGH SCHOOL stude - … . If humans are motivated by survival, self-interest, or ethical egoism, can they be moral creatures? In the twentieth century some …
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  • Brave New World by Aldous Huxley (assignment) - … so much that we would be reduced to passivity and egoism. Orwell feared that the truth would be concealed from us …
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  • Exploring Philanthropic Motivations (8th Grade) - … , benefits themselves) altruism (selfless concern for the welfare of others) egoism (theory of ethics that sets as its goal the benefit …
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  • Heroes - … (actions for the common good also meet individual personal needs) egoism (an ethical doctrine stating that individual self-interest is the …
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  • Helping the Needy * What Now? - … themselves); altruism (selfless concern for the welfare of others); and egoism (theory of ethics that sets as its goal the benefit …
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  • Making A Difference - … review their definitions. (civic virtue, civil society, enlightened self-interest, egoism, and altruism ) Review John F. Kennedy's quote: " Ask not …
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