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egocentric

Philosophy pertaining to a theory in which everything is considered in relation to the self
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Both groups egocentrically focus on the issues most important to their own side and therefore perceive more conflict than actually exists between the groups (Chambers & Melnyk, 2006).
As Nikolai Berdyaev observed in The meaning of history, if in his aspirations man is egocentrically interested only in his "self-affirmation," then he will surely be led "to his perdition":
However, as Williams successfully argues, it is perfectly conceivable that one's set of prescriptions might be egocentrically focused: others should not interfere with me but not necessarily the other way around.
to a double decomposition and reduction and implicitly secularisation of the religious: politic, nationalist or psychological individual, in other words to its dissolution in sentiments either collective, politically and economically instrumented, or private and focused egocentrically on individual happiness".
Recognized for his beneficent and yet humble and modest style of leadership, not showy and egocentrically vociferous.May Allah bless him, his people and the world with many more years of his leadership, a leadership that should be emulated worldwide.
332, 332-33 (1998) (noting that the illusion of transparency is one manifestation of egocentrically biased perspective taking, in which individuals estimate the perspective of others using their own phenomenological experience as a starting point and insufficiently adjust from it); see also John R.
(166) It turns out that in reality shared information is likely to be interpreted egocentrically by disputants.
Having extra testosterone was associated with volunteers behaving egocentrically and favouring their own selections over their partner's.
Now, a new study has found that the hormone testosterone has the opposite effect - in other words, it makes people act less cooperatively and more egocentrically.r Nick Wright and colleagues at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging at UCL carried out a series of tests using seventeen pairs of female volunteers who had previously never met.
Constantinescu fustigated Dej more extensively and egocentrically than Chisinevschi at the April Politburo meetings.
Egocentrically, a person's personal space moves with them, "[the person] being in the center." (122) An individual is entitled to exclude others from their territory.
One needs to be capable of seeing one's own pain in others--to rediscover oneself in others--not to just live egocentrically." (10) The problem with Dorrie's phrasing is that she focuses on finding oneself in the Other, of seeing one's own pain in the Other.