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  • Power of Altruism

    Power of Altruism

    The word “altruism” is derived from the Latin word alter, which means “other.” Auguste Comte, who is regarded as the father of positivism in Western philosophy, used the word “altruism” for the first time in the 19th century. According to Comte, altruism involves the “elimination of selfish desire and of egocentrism, as well as leading …

    April 8, 2018