implies a putting of the welfare of others before one's own interests and therefore stresses freedom from selfishness
usually implies the giving of money or other help to those in need
implies more direct concern with promoting the welfare of humanity, esp. through reducing pain and suffering
implies interest in the general human welfare, esp. as shown in large-scale gifts to charities or the endowment of institutions for human advancement
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