For years on end classic economists have spread the gospel that selfishness is the human motive that overpowers all other motives. Nonsense. A big lie.
Giving is far more important. This is because our social life is far more important. Our everyday life together with others. At home. In the neighborhood. In our communities.
Our relationships give meaning to our lives.
Yet, good relationships don’t fall from the sky. We have to invest in them.