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self- +‎ interest

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self-interest

  1. One's personal interest or advantage, especially when pursued without regard for others.
    • For example, everyday people have all kinds of bad thoughts. For self-interest, they commit various wrong deeds and will acquire this black substance, karma. ― Li Hongzhi, Zhuan Falun

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