Lately I've been doing a lot of thinking about who I am as a person. Do I really care about others? When I do something that helps another, do I serve my own selfish need to be needed, to be a "good person", or do I genuinely care about them? And even if not, do I do it simply because of the recognition of another's need? I'm leaning more towards apathy. I don't want a thank you, I don't care if someone thinks I'm a nice guy because I gave them a ride, or got them a job. No, instead I'm starting to think I wish I could pay someone else to help them so that I didn't have to deal with someone telling me "Thank you", because really I don't think it is worthy of a thank you. You needed a ride, so I gave it to you. Just be happy about it... I guess that's the only reason I give. That simple. It's a bit sad that most people are only good to feel good or out of religious guilt. "If we are good only because we fear punishment, we are a sad lot indeed." Albert Einstein. 

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