Sunday, February 21, 2010

Mutually Beneficial

In researching altruism, it is hard to find a definition for the middle ground between Altruism and its antonym, Selfishness.
Perhaps it is Mutual Benefit. It is Exchange.

Altruism is great ... but I believe the lyrics are
"just to love and be loved in return."

Today, I inadvertently received some interesting news. Let's just call it a conundrum, perhaps a double edged sword....which reminds me of a song:
Although I first heard Nat King Cole do this song, I find this version by Bowie to be absolutely powerful:



And just to drive it home, here is another version.
A most enchanting and magically urban version, that for me artistically personifies the weirdness that is my any day:



Welcome to my World.

Related Reading:
 altruism is key

  bookstore revisited: a curated bookstore of delightful and compelling things