Altruistic Act

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An Altruistic Act is an agent act where the benefit is accrued to another agent.



  • "Altruism towards other species may have helped humans thrive, study finds." In: The Guardian
    • QUOTE: ... Children as young as two years old went out of their way to help dogs get toys and tasty treats that were placed beyond their reach, despite never having met the animals before, scientists found. The work suggests that toddlers could not only understand the dogs’ desires, but were willing and able to help them out, even though the chances of the dogs returning the favour were vanishingly small. ...