The Driving Force of Free Markets Is Empathy, Not Greed -FEE.org
"Both capitalists and anti-capitalists frequently accuse capitalism of being a system driven by selfishness and greed. But are greed and unbridled selfishness really the driving forces of capitalism? Human self-interest is one - not the only - driving force of all human action. But this has nothing to do with a particular economic system. In capitalism, however, this self-interest is curbed by the fact that only the entrepreneur who prioritizes other people's needs can be successful.