Ideas from 'The Wealth of Nations' by Adam Smith [1776], by Theme Structure

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23. Ethics / B. Contract Ethics / 1. Contractarianism
People prepare our dinner from their own self-interest, not from humanity
25. Society / D. Political Doctrines / 12. Capitalism
Selfish profit-seeking increases collective wealth, so greed is good, and egoism is altruism [Harari]