self-interest is a term that can have different meanings depending on the context. In general, it refers to a focus on one’s own needs or desires. It can be both a psychological and economic term, and is often studied in various fields such as philosophy, psychology, and economics. self-interest can motivate human action, and actions that display self-interest are often performed unconsciously. self-interest can also be related to one’s well-being, which is what makes their life go well. It can be a motive or a disposition of character: persons are said to act from self-interest when they aim at their own good, or to be self-interested when they are disposed to pursue their own good.

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