Individualists promote the exercise of one's goals and desires and so value independence and self-reliance and advocate that interests of the individual should achieve precedence over the state or a social group, while opposing external interference upon one's own interests by society or institutions such as the government.
Sometimes the groups are homogeneous, with people in the group having similar issues, and other times they are heterogeneous, with the members having diverse background and concerns. The group selectionists argue that while the altruist may be less fit that the selfish individuals in his group, groups with many altruists will expand at the expense of groups with few or no altruists, and this expansion can more than offset the fitness loss of the altruist.
Self-help groups can occur in a wide variety of forms, from two individuals sharing experience and coping strategies, to small groups gathering in community meeting rooms, to large, incorporated organizations offering information, support and advocacy services. It really becomes a personal matter among these self-centered politicians and bureaucrats it not only is an issue for individuals and groups who publicly criticize government policies, but with some people within that government, such as whistleblowers who have taken the risk of exposing actual crimes being committed by government officials. The conflict between altruism and selfishness, good and evil, is an eternal theme in religion and literature it also threatens to be an eternal controversy in evolutionary theory.
A theoretical analysis of group processes and intergroup relations that assumes groups influence their members’ self-concepts and self-esteem, particularly when individuals categorize themselves as group members and identify with the group. The individuals within any one group are much more like one another and much less like the individuals in any other group and that diversity between groups presents clearer choices for group selection kinship thus accentuates the importance of selection at the group level as compared with individual selection within the group.
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The view of the selfish gene is that selection based upon groups and populations is rare compared to selection on individuals although supported by dawkins and by many others, this claim continues to be disputed. It not only is an issue for individuals and groups who publicly criticize government policies, but with some people within that government, such as whistleblowers who have taken the risk of exposing actual crimes being committed by government officials. “people pontificate, suicide is selfishness career churchmen like pater go a step further and call in a cowardly assault on the living oafs argue this specious line for varying reason: to evade fingers of blame, to impress one's audience with one's mental fiber, to vent anger, or just because one lacks the necessary suffering to sympathize.