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This man in Kazakhstan dressed up like his girlfriend to try to take her exam for her but unfortunately was unsuccessful. However, this act was described by a fellow student as "stupid but very romantic" and I definitely agree with the student as well as the fact that "Sometimes love leads us to do silly things."
Contributed by Sam Feldstone
A mother sacrifices her life to save her child from impending death. This situation demonstrates what one may call altruism or selflessness—actions done out of the desire to help someone else out of concern or love for others. Perhaps you could see this scenario as an example of how humans are not selfish and how, despite the inherent greed that so many condemn, humans are redeemable creatures with this inexplicable care for the welfare of others. After all, it does not physically benefit the mother’s life to save her child (in fact, it risks it). So we think. There is another theory proposed by Richard Dawkins that attempts to explain these “sacrificial” actions more scientifically: the selfish gene to preserve one's lineage, not life.
Contributed by Lucy Zhang