to other people’s interests, it is this absence that an egoist would exploit to ensure that they reach
their utmost goal.
Considering the case of the two department workers, people’s desire to improve
themselves and seek gratitude blinds their morality in earnest of accomplishing personal desires.
Because it is human for one always first to satisfy themselves before others, it is common that an
egoist will use others to gain their ultimate goal. According to James Rachels, the variance in
people’s needs is the reason human beings seek individualism. He notes that each person is
placed only to achieve their interests and only cause misfortune when a hand is given to the
attainment of other people’s needs. Therefore, it is conclusive that since human beings desire
differently, it is improbable that interests can synchronize for the success of each other’s
Dialogue between an Egoist and a Kantian
Given the character glorification of employee A, who is an egoist and employee B a Kantian
believer engages in a disputed confrontation.
Employee A: The justification of my submitting the report without your consent I owe to the fact
that I did enough to own the project.
Employee B: But this was a two-man job which called for teamwork; thus, rendering it unethical
for you to work behind my back.
Employee A: Given that your absence could have delayed the project I pursued it right to go in
alone and discuss the results with the head of the department.
Employee B: If the head finds loopholes are willing to take the blame for the mistakes.
It is psychological in employee A to seek glory against the counterpart for their efforts. While
employee B previews are contending in the altruism perspective which requires people to lend