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Women might find altruism to be "sexy", as the report states. But a hefty salary makes up for a lot of other social deficiencies. Poverty is not very attractive to women, apparently. Speaking from a personal perspective.

Jim, if you make it a vow of poverty, then it's altruism.

Dave,

I have given this some further thought, and have decided that "altruism" is a word social scientists coined to describe the Christ-like charitable acts that they do not understand and cannot explain. I suppose the apostle Paul expressed it well when he asserted, "Charity never faileth" () .

Sometimes my attempt to provide a link fails. The reference was to 1 Cor 13:8. Sorry.

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