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:''Greed is also one of the [[Seven Deadly Sins]].''
 
:''Greed is also one of the [[Seven Deadly Sins]].''
'''Greed''' is a desire to acquire or horde [[wealth]] beyond normal reason. Greed, to different degrees, is a part of [[human]] nature. Various disciplines such as [[ethics]] or religious studies weigh the destructive aspects of greed.
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'''Greed''' is a desire to acquire or horde [[wealth]] or possessions beyond normal reason. It is specifically condemned by [[St Paul]] in the [[Bible]]: ''"Love of money is the root of all kinds of evil"'' ({{Bibleref|1Timothy|6|verses=10}}). Greed, to different degrees, is a part of [[human]] nature. Various disciplines such as [[ethics]] or religious studies weigh the destructive aspects of greed.
  
 
== See also ==
 
== See also ==

Revision as of 07:17, 17 October 2008

Greed is also one of the Seven Deadly Sins.

Greed is a desire to acquire or horde wealth or possessions beyond normal reason. It is specifically condemned by St Paul in the Bible: "Love of money is the root of all kinds of evil" (1Timothy 6:10 ). Greed, to different degrees, is a part of human nature. Various disciplines such as ethics or religious studies weigh the destructive aspects of greed.

See also