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    Morality and Human Nature

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    Discuss the following question: If self-interest is the basis of all human behavior (psychological egoism), then how is it possible for us to be moral if even our best intentions of doing good are based on what we can get out of it? In order to answer this, take a position for or against this statement: A "social contract" is necessary for justice. Support your position with examples.

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    It seems to me that this is an open-argument question; in other words, it does not quite matter whether you say a social contract is necessary or not - what matters is how strongly you believe your response based on what ...

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    Morality and human nature are determined.