Mammon


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Mammon

A derogatory term for money or greed. Mammon is used to refer to an excessive desire for wealth or security, especially at the expense of others. It is derived from the New Testament.
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The main ingredient that will get you from a pile of cash to the mammon of this world is greed.
Throughout Mammon, he is intent to show how money (a kind of language within our language) was conceived in this time and, in being represented, how it redounded upon its literary venues in complex, often surprising ways.
The "great debasement" under Henry VIII figures in Landreth's excellent The Face of Mammon too, but he carries the story further.
Mammon as Midas: Greed reigns, thoroughly corrupted, corrupting everything it touches--from politicians to the public domain, from the commonwealth to the common good.
And the clincher is the modern Tory Party's worship of Mammon.
Mammon introduces a new take on mythology: the idea that humans degenerate and that they become demons.
Mammon watches the frying pan while Avezbadalov grates a tomato into a pulp and mixes it with minced garlic and chopped cilantroa simple Bukharian sauce called tamat that will accompany the turnovers.
She said that Zulfiqar Mirza and Sharjeel Mammon are friends.
Paul but Toronto's godless retailers don't care a hoot and intend to impose their search for Mammon on everyone.
Kordofan Sector Mammon Suleiman Taha the acting Director of the Agricultural Bank of Sudan,in recent times brought out that the bank's initiative on the micro-finance aimed 55,000 families in three localities in Kordofan states namely Omruwaba, Abu Zabad and Lagawa at cost of 10 billion pounds.
However, the fundamental root cause is the general moral degradation due to the reign of mammon in the place of the reign of God.
Jesus also had very harsh words about those who worship Mammon, who think only of their stomachs and neglect the poor.