WITHOUT wishing to pour cold water on the jubilation of the good citizens of the Ukraine upon the landslide presidential victory of a man who is a professional comedian, I believe they should send a delegation here to Wales, a benighted land that has been plundered for over 20 years by a circus who have applied the great Barnum's dictum "there's one born every minute" in spades to study how government by self interested
We must clearly sympathise with those MPs representing the Labour Party who are prepared to put self interest
first and foremost, and who are prepared to sacrifice both their party and the needs of the country who demand a credible Opposition Labour Party, and who have demonstrated their willingness to be party to deceit and an attempted Regime Change.
Perhaps Mr Shooter could expand on his own self interest
as the chief of a railway company and whether his or related group companies will be bidding for operating contracts on the new line?
If that's the case then the decision has been taken on grounds of pure self interest
with no thought given to the game's well- being.
Your August 2001 interview with Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft, illustrated the fact that no matter who the president of a country is, they only care about their own self interest
Ruscio (1996, 464), for example, states clearly that "the decline in trust is due to the growing perception that elected officials, administrators, and citizens seek to maximize their self interest
." He goes on to assert, "Genuine trust depends on an assumption not easily accommodated by rational choice theorists: Individuals can act on some basis other than their private interest." This means that trust is noncalculative and does not rely on self-interest.
In addition, although some involve conscious acts by an auditor in his or her own self interest
, others may result from subconscious biases.
Perhaps Act Now's biggest howler is, "Environmentalists differ from private companies in that there is no direct self interest
in our message." And just why do you think the Sierra Club board turned to a 23-year-old naif, if not as part of a desperate bid to bolster its sagging membership and falling budget?
Singer believes that there are too many people motivated mainly by greed and narrow self interest
. He wants each of us to live an ethical life.