Anatomy of Greed

What is greed? According to the Wikipedia definition, “Greed denotes desire to acquire wealth or possessions beyond the needs of the individual, especially when this accumulation of possession denies others legitimate needs or access to those or other resources.” “Essential to the concept of greed is the awareness that the needs of others are denied.” “Greed also often involves using wealth to gain power over others, sometimes by denying others wealth or power.” “Greed typically entails acquiring material possessions at the expense of another person’s welfare.”

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