Question: Our desires, on their own, are neutral. Is egoism the intention of how I use my desire?
Answer: Yes, because actions themselves do not determine anything. The main thing is the intention that precedes the action. Therefore, I cannot say about a person whether he is an egoist or not if I don’t know his intentions.
Question: There is such natural hatred between people called unfounded hatred. Why unfounded? I understand that if someone offends me, I have a reason to hate him. What is unfounded hatred?
Answer: Unfounded hatred is when I want to humiliate another person because I am an egoist and I have such inner impulses.
Question: But still there must be some reason?
Answer: The reason is very simple—my egoism, which acts without any excuse or reason. Since there are still others like me, I want to be above these people, to suppress them all the time, and to feel superior. It brings me pleasure.
From Kab TV’s “Systematic Analysis of the Development of the People of Israel, Part 8,” 3/24/19