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It is true that often in whole-hearted giving we find ourselves But that in the end richer than before. was not contemplated. What we sought was impoverishment for another s gain, and it is that purpose which constitutes a gift. is given, a few words All gifts are not of the same In thinking of them we generally As regards what may be grade. have erty. well. mind parting with a piece But this is the slenderest in Accordingly in my with possessions, I of prop of gifts. side definition, by side named a superior sort To detach a pleasure of gift, pleasures.

Rationalize with Not altogether On examining closely the conditions I have assembled, certain inner conflicts will be noticed. Take, for example, the case of need; when another s need is greatest my ability is least. Ability does not accompany need, increasing with its increase, but tends either to remain stationary or to fall behind as need grows. A somewhat similar conflict is unavoidable between knowledge and numbers. I have shown that as numbers grow large they become empty ciphers. The mind cannot grasp their human and detailed significance.

Search of is CHAPTER III GIFTS SUCH a higher stage of altruism is that I have called Gifts. When we give, set ourselves in a low place and some one else in a high, so intentionally putting which we altruism into the matter of our action and not merely into its form. A definition of giving would therefore run as follows: the diminution by ourselves of some of our possessions, pleasures, or opportunities for growth, so that another person may pos sess more. Every gift, to be a real gift, must cost When I have just the giver something.

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