Are you not selfish enough?

Presumed Selfish

Imagine that some person or organization is now a stranger, but you are considering forming a relation with them. Imagine further that they have one of two possible reputations: presumed selfish, or presumed pro-social. Assume also that the presumption about you is somewhere between these two extremes of selfish and pro-social. In this situation you might think it obvious that you’d prefer to associate with the party that is presumed pro-social. ….[READ]