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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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It's now time there was a huge cull of these money-grabbing parasites, most of whom should be in jail for fraud, blatant nepotism, and whatever else they've been up to.
The ex-model from Washington was portrayed as a money-grabbing floozy who only dated Paul McCartney for his cash.
Did any member of the public for one minute think that these money-grabbing parasites would respond in favour of rejecting this luxury?
AT LAST, a councillor who thinks more about representing the people of Coventry than money-grabbing.
But I loathe its politics and the money-grabbing assassins of the sport's morals.
This egotistical, self righteous, grinning individual is literally sending troops into the Valley of Death while his pretentious, money-grabbing wife spouts human rights.
Whilst I most certainly applaud Mr Moore's opinions and his obvious love of Wales, I cannot help but wonder what future visitors to Wales will think of our magnificent 'Wild Wales' scenery when they will undoubtedly be surrounded by the wind turbine generators of numerous windfarms that are being planted mindlessly by highly subsidised money-grabbing developers, aided by a UK government promoting windfarms, who do so for no better reason than to appear to be 'politically correct' in their hope to appease the Green lobby.
THE stars of the world of pop are part of a money-grabbing scam.
Diannah is very upset about being called a money-grabbing bitch.
I SEE Newcastle City Council is at it again, money-grabbing.
But now it's just another money-grabbing corporation that puts profit in front of people.
The flimsy story focuses on money-grabbing Las Vegas magician Buddy 'Aces' Israel, who becomes chummy with a powerful Mob boss then decides to turn federal witness against him.