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  • n. Plural form of egoist.

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Examples

  • [Footnote 4101: My understanding, today in 1999, that all people other animals by nature are 'built' as egoists, that is to look out for themselves, to preserve their life, protect their property and family.

    The Modern Regime, Volume 1

  • "And it presents the operations of the subtlest of ­intellectuals and of egoists."

    Modern Money

  • Nigel Kennedy once branded them greedy egoists who merely "wave the stick".

    In praise of … conductors | Editorial

  • This was developed by Robert Axelrod, a political scientist at the University of Michigan, who turned the results into a remarkable book, The Evolution of Cooperation, which opens with the arresting line “Under what conditions will cooperation emerge in a world of egoists without central authority?”

    SuperCooperators

  • It's not galling for an atheist to say that because we hear constantly from the fundies that we are immoral egoists.

    A Pat on the Back for Matzke

  • Modest Jon Swift, the last honest conservative in America, has posted his year-end round up of the best of the best chosen by the best themselves, which is to say the gracious and generous Mr Swift has turned over his blog to an army of egoists, including yours truly, in order to let us puff our own genius.

    Legends in our own minds

  • Instead, save up that healthy aggression like egoists save up their earwax and bring it to a race.

    Clean Wins, Shady Fights: The Future's So Bright, I Gotta Throw Shades

  • Writers Who Don't Read, a blog entry I saw via Artistmonk, which is a bit on the tough side, saying that writers who don't read are really just egoists.

    Archive 2010-02-01

  • He tell us how much he admires Rand, one of the most self-absorbed egoists in capital-lit history ...

    John Jeter: From Randy To Rand: The New Political Fiction(s)

  • You know, we are all egoists and no matter what we like to think about how good, kind and compassionate we are; if we examine our motivations carefully, there is always something in there for us.

    Who Are These Bad Guys in this Mortgage Mess?

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