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The Altruist Walks A Metaphorical Tightrope

All this means that altruistic behaviour can make us walk a metaphorical tightrope. We need to balance our generosity perfectly, so that we are seen as cooperative and good, without arousing the suspicion that we are acting solely for the status.


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‘Do-gooders’ are often judged harshly. Why do we resent their acts of altruism or question their motives?

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