Greed

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Greed

The intense, perhaps inordinate, desire for wealth. There is no consensus as to how much desire qualifies as greed. Some believe greed to be positive as it motivates business, which spurs economic growth. Many others, however, believe greed can go too far and create unsustainable growth or growth at the expense of social justice. The morality of greed is a concern in the field of business ethics.
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The transition zone between the feed extruder and the Covermatic enables in-line degassing or straining of the coveting material.
By some accounts, the Hollywood version has only seven commandments--they skip the ones about idolatry, adultery and coveting.
To maintain the number ten, Roman Catholics separate the rule against coveting a neighbor's wife from the law prohibiting coveting a neighbor's goods.