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Adam Smith and Benevolence

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05/20/2020David Gordon

Buyers and sellers in the free market do indeed act from self-interest, but Adam Smith never argued that this excludes friendly feelings for those they do business with.

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Original Article: "Adam Smith and Benevolence"

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