Journal.2_EFN

Journal.2_EFN - Matt Landi EFN 205026 Journal Entry#2"Even...

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Matt Landi EFN 205026 Journal Entry #2 “Even though other people would probably perceive them and even describe them  as benevolent, the reluctance of such people to accept help suggests that their behavior  may be as self-serving as it is charitable” (31).  People who are said to value their  independence are also said to fear that receiving help creates an obligation to return the  favor. I disagree. People who don’t like to receive help from others aren’t necessarily  afraid of returning the favor, and sometimes I think that may be farthest from the truth. I  believe the most altruistic people are independent; if one really was selfless and  benevolent they wouldn’t let like to receive help from anyone because they would always  put the other person’s needs and wants in front of their own. “…perhaps a consciousness of one’s mortality is necessary before one can have 
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