Human need is physical and physiological... to survive, subsist with
enough energy, be in good health, work and grow.
Human greed is over and above its need, driven by want, felt
insecurity or a personal sense of inadequacy and incompletion but
directed at the material world around oneself... first, to fill the
personal gap materially, and then, to that sense of power which
strokes us into an immediate psychological satisfaction.
Paracetamol would my need if I am feverish. ( Wishing ) To hoard a
roomful of it would my greed - I. Having the power over others and
over the phenomena about, through such hoarding, is my greed - II.
Everybody is entitled to meet his need and two-and-a-half inch of his
On Nov 30, 1:47 pm, "pol.science kid" <r.freeb...@gmail.com> wrote:
> No it aint a poor example... but it exemplifies jealousy... of jealousy
> from love..of that one can find many examlpes in nature...for instance your
> pets...jealousy is one more thing i like.. i mean as an interest.... as for
> protecting food.. hmm.. i get your point.. but i was thining more in
> material terms..in acquiring and acquiring.. guess that translates so for
> On Wed, Nov 30, 2011 at 1:53 PM, Allan H <allanh1...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > lol it came from a typing error
> > Oddly greed is not really a characteristically just of humanity.. when I
> > look at nature and watching animals going to great lengths to protect their
> > fallen prey (food) this is truly a form of greed.. it may not be of gold
> > as they have no need for it.. there are time that Joey (my min pin) lets
> > Tana my other dog know that I am her property and she does not feel like
> > sharing..
> > This came from Joey's problem staying of warm and I let her sleep inside
> > my shirt to keep her warm.
> > I know this is a poor example but it is a form of greed.
> > Allan
> > On Wed, Nov 30, 2011 at 7:35 AM, pol.science kid <r.freeb...@gmail.com>wrote:
> >> well... Allah is a good name indeed ;)..guess il keep it
> >> On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 11:52 PM, Allan H <allanh1...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> That is strange as I have never had that problem with Gmail
> >>> I even tried getting Allah ( started as an accident not an intended) in
> >>> signing into a forum hmm just had an Idea
> >>> Allan
> >>> On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 5:31 PM, pol.science kid <r.freeb...@gmail.com>wrote:
> >>>> Also google+ has suspended my profile.. it sucks... they say they want
> >>>> an authentic name!its crazy.. and if change my name there they change it on
> >>>> gmail even.... is there no way round this
> >>>> On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 9:56 PM, pol.science kid <r.freeb...@gmail.com>wrote:
> >>>>> Hey everyone... i have been very dull of late with little mind
> >>>>> activity... but.. today i was just going through Hind Swaraj.... and
> >>>>> well its not about the book.. in the review pages.. i read something
> >>>>> about Greed.. and it got me thinking.... only humans have greed
> >>>>> right... i find it very peculiar.. the most common vice one is taught
> >>>>> against from childhood...What is the nature of it... is there or can
> >>>>> there be a why?... when does wanting enough turn to greed.... the
> >>>>> dictionary defines it as wanting more than is necessary.... well..
> >>>>> that appplies to everything then!.. we always have and want more than
> >>>>> necessary or required... is being careful and cautious greedy(in
> >>>>> wanting enough and more)... is being ambitious greedy.... why is being
> >>>>> greedy wrong? ....very simplistic questions.. but i want to know what
> >>>>> everyone thinks about this....
> >>>> --
> >>>> EverComing
> >>> --
> >>> (
> >>> )
> >>> |_D Allan
> >>> Life is for moral, ethical and truthful living.
> >> --
> >> EverComing
> > --
> > (
> > )
> > |_D Allan
> > Life is for moral, ethical and truthful living.