posted on Jan, 18 2011 @ 03:05 PM
reply to post by mileslong54
The love of money is the root of all evil.
Actually, that's a misrepresentation.
Possession is the root of all evil. And I don't mean "Argh, the devil speaks to me in the night" possession, I mean, "Mine! It's mine! If you want it,
you must PAY!" possession.
But, that said, if someone stole my laptop, I'd want them to pay. If someone broke my window, I'd want them to pay. And I imagine that you feel the
Human nature. We need a certain amount of resource to survive. Traditionally, these resources would have been hard to come by, and would need to be
hoarded when we came upon them in case we - and our family - hit hard times. Greed is hard wired into us, even now that we have everything - we still
don't want to share.
So we're all on the side of greed. Well, not all, but those who start indiscriminately giving away everything they own tend to cut their throats with
nail scissors (there's a scientist associated with Games Theory that actually did that) when they realise that nobody gives back if they don't have
EDIT: By the way, if you promise not to go out and massacre anybody, I'll tell you what "God" gave us to deal with all the greed.
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