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True Selfishness is a Virtue

We talk about people with “big egos” as if big egos are really big. What we forget is that big egos are actually very small. Someone with a big ego thinks that they’re very important and special, and that the world owes them something. They behave in an entitled way, and they treat other people disrespectfully.

The big ego thinks that it needs to struggle and fight to obtain and acquire what it needs. It brags…