I basically believe people are born good. How can you think anything else when you see the innocence of young children?
If we were all nicey nicey from the git go then socialism would work.
We\’re not all such nicey nicies from the git go which is why capitalism works. Because it channels those distinctly not nice parts of the average human personality, greed, self-interest, selfishness and even jealousy into activities that benefit others.