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Greed

I guess that’s not normal for two 15-year-old girls, but we’re at the point of no return.
Greed for money is no different. It is unnatural and leads to an imbalance in the psyche of the individual. All sense of
Trump painted vivid word pictures of "the Other" who jeopardized their precarious livelihoods - Mexican rapists, immigrant
Mindfulness practices of breathing, focusing, watching one's emotions, and managing our ego aren't complicated. These simple
Some 50-60 years ago, marine-mammal amusement parks first began displaying cetaceans - namely killer whales and their smaller dolphin cousins. Many of these parks started in the United States and North America. Basically, we westerners began the plague, the hunt for dolphins.
And so last night, the Anaheim City Council was faced with a decision about whether to give hundreds of millions of tax money
I have a toddler. When I look at him, and peer into his innocent brown eyes I see good, I see happy, I see naivete, and I see hope; hope that the ills and evils of our world will somehow be fixed.
As described in an earlier article, the Beverly Hilton, in what they are calling a "reconfiguration" of a project which won a referendum by 129 votes in an election with 569 documented cases of voter fraud, is using a California initiative loophole to try to build a 375-foot skyscraper in a city with a 45-foot height limit.
This past weekend, I had the honor and privilege of being the commencement speaker at my alma mater, Trinity University. The invitation came from our new university president last October and was one of the most artfully-worded requests I've ever received.
Based on the NBA's crass commercialization in recent years, and the fact that you have now slapped ads on every aspect of an NBA game, it's clear that the greed of your league's owners knows no bounds.
Needless to say, Cardinal Bertone's lifestyle conflicts with the poor church that Pope Francis is preaching and hoping for
There could be no more urgent political or policy agenda. There are two global crises that are increasing exponentially in scale this year, trapped in a vicious reinforcing cycle, one making the other worse.
We must act upon his warnings if our children, nation's future and founding principles -- subverted and still sullied by the legacies of slavery, Native American genocide, exclusion of women and non-propertied men of all colors from our electoral processes -- are to be saved.
1.7 million American children live in homes with unlocked and loaded guns. A new documentary from director Robert Greenwald looks at the link between profit, politics, and guns in the U.S.
In February 2013, a year before Eddie Zee Holmes was killed, the NRA lobbied against a law that would have required Washington State residents to store their guns safely. If the bill had passed, Eddie might still be alive. But the NRA and gun company executives put profits ahead of safety.
As I continue my rocky spiritual journey through Lent, I notice that I am still, as always, seriously guilty of what the Buddhists call clinging. Westerners might call it greed, getting attached to the temporal and earthly at the expensive of things eternal and divine. Greedy clinging is not good for you, wise folks of every tradition will tell you. It'll make you suffer.
As Christians, we are directly called by Jesus, through the beatitudes, to take care of the less fortunate. So often we make excuses to avoid this. When was the last time you regretted giving someone a gift?
It's about time you realize that I am you and you are me, that we are all intertwined and connected in humanity. Whether you are from the East or from the West, aren't you aware that we share a planet and not a world? And, what is a world?
As a proponent of both democracy and capitalism, I've always wondered why opponents have negatively critiqued capitalism. Until the Wall St. Crash of 2008, and its subsequent Great Recession, I took no notice. The basic argument against was greed. 2008 confirmed this.