Are Young Children Naturally Cooperative

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Children are naturally cooperative and helpful in many situations. Young children can be as selfless but as they grow, children's their cooperation is shaped more by how they judge their surroundings and what others think of them. Therefore, I believe that Ryan could have been acting altruistically. Hobbes would say that it probably made the Ryan feel good about himself or the praise he knew he would receive motivated his actions. Most children probably would have spent the money on candy or toys. He spent months earning money. Without the instant gratification I would say that Ryan genuinely was just trying to help some strangers. I don’t think he honestly understood everything, but just knew that people somewhere didn’t have water and all

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