Explaining Egoism to Others
Webcast Q&A: Sunday, 24 July 2011, Question 4
In the live broadcast of Philosophy in Action Radio on 24 July 2011, I answered a question on explaining egoism to others.
Why should I be an egoist? How do you explain that in layman's terms to someone in your life?
My Answer, In Brief: When explaining to someone why you're an egoist – or what that means – draw on your own personal experience to make your answers clear and meaningful.
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