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I've been commenting a lot and not answering for quite some time now! My hesitation was largely due to the terms "unfailingly", the mixture of "altruism" and "non-cruelty", and having forgotten my intention to answer. My answer certainly won't be foolproof (haven't yet heard of a trait model that is), and I may not cover both altruism and non-cruelty, but ...


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I interpret your question as a search for all kinds of characteristics for habitually non-aggressive people. Logically you could also put your question this way: What is characteristic only for people who are generally aggressive? How do you tell the difference between someone generally aggressive and someone not? Here are some things that recognize above ...


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This is an interesting question as it has been of the opinion of many people around me that people who drive certain cars or are in a particular job or social status are selfish and don't care about anyone but themselves and maybe a little about those in their own circle of people. But is this true? TLDR - It seems to be true from studies presented, ...


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The following scale; The altruistic personality and the self-report altruism scale, a commonly used measure of altruistic tendency in psychological research. It has 745 citations at this time November 2017. The scale is also freely available online. Rushton, J.P., Chrisjohn, R.D., Fekken, G.C., 1981. The altruistic personality and the self-report altruism ...


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I'd go for the jugular in non-empathetics: sociopaths and psychopaths, people who clinically lack the ability to empathize. There is a difference in their brains. You might be interested in the story of the neuroscientist Dr. James Fallon.. Fallon wanted to identify lack of empathy as a brain patern. He had PET scans of serial killers mixed with a host of ...


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