Altruism
Altruism or selflessness is the principle or practice of concern for the welfare of others. It is a traditional virtue in many cultures and a core aspect of various religious traditions and secular wo...
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Evolution of morality
The evolution of morality refers to the emergence of human moral behavior over the course of human evolution. Morality can be defined as a system of ideas about right and wrong conduct. In everyday li...
Evolutionary ethics
Evolutionary ethics is a term referring equally to a form of descriptive ethics or normative ethics.Descriptive evolutionary ethics consists of biological approaches to ethics (morality) based on the ...
Evolutionary origin of religions
The evolutionary origin of religions theorizes about the emergence of religious behavior during the course of human evolution.
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Karma in Buddhism
Karma (Sanskrit, also karman, Pāli: kamma) is a Sanskrit term that literally means "action" or "doing". In the Buddhist tradition, karma refers to action driven by intention (cetanā) which leads to fu...
Altruism (ethics)
Altruism (also called the ethic of altruism, moralistic altruism, and ethical altruism) is an ethical doctrine that holds that the moral value of an individual's actions depend solely on the impact on...
Humanitarianism
humanitarianism is an ethic of kindness, benevolence, and sympathy extended universally and impartially to all human beings. Humanitarianism has been an evolving concept historically but universality...
Philanthropy
Philanthropy (from Greek φιλανθρωπία) etymologically means "love of humanity" in the sense of caring, nourishing, developing and enhancing "what it is to be human" on both the benefactors' (by identif...
Epic poetry
An epic (from the Ancient Greek adjective ἐπικός (epikos), from ἔπος (epos) "word, story, poem") is a lengthy narrative poem, ordinarily concerning a serious subject containing details of heroic deeds...
Manuel Aranda da Silva
Manuel Jorge Aranda da Silva, a national of Mozambique, is a former minister in the Mozambican Government, and a senior United Nations official with a background in the World Food Programme.In 2004, h...
Waqf
A waqf, also spelled wakf, (Arabic: وقف‎, pronounced [ˈwɑqf]; plural Arabic: أوقاف‎, awqāf; Turkish: vakıf, Urdu: وقف‎), or mortmain property, is, under the context o...
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Super Chicha
Super Chicha was a fictional character created by designer Guillermo Afonso for the Carnival of Santa Cruz de Tenerife in 1999, when the carnival was devoted to comic books and a patriotic superhero o...
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Julian Wolpert
Julian Wolpert (born 1933) is Bryant Professor Emeritus of Geography, Public Affairs, and Urban Planning at Princeton University. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has been a fe...
Competitive altruism
Competitive altruism is a possible mechanism for the persistence of cooperative behaviors, specifically those that are performed unconditionally. The theory of reciprocal altruism can be used to expla...
Heroes
Heroes may refer to:
Altruism in animals
In biology, altruism refers to behaviour by an individual that increases the fitness of another individual while decreasing the fitness of the actor. Altruism in this sense is different from the philo...
Reciprocal altruism
In evolutionary biology, reciprocal altruism is a behaviour whereby an organism acts in a manner that temporarily reduces its fitness while increasing another organism's fitness, with the expectation ...
Volunteering
Volunteering is generally considered an altruistic activity and is intended to promote goodness or improve human quality of life. In return, this activity can produce a feeling of self-worth and respe...