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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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And my advice to the coming presidents, if they get into office, in the meantime, do not covet anything and it will come to you," Duterte told religious leader Apollo Quiboloy in an interview aired over Sonshine TV last Saturday.
Because of our sinful nature we are wired to covet. We must learn contentment as St.
In the beginning, the Bible specifies seven things we should not covet but then, at the conclusion of the verse, the Bible states: "And anything that belongs to your neighbour." Why the unnecessary redundancy?
I can say this with conviction because for many years I pronounced the word covet with the accent on the second syllable, to rhyme with "beset." I did so because I never heard the word spoken aloud.
Before deciding to open Covet, she had apprenticed to be a pilates instructor in Seattle.
Whereas in larger stores, there has to be a range of sizes, at Covet, which opened six months ago, one-offs are the selling point.
Star Covet won in runaway style by four and a half lengths from Citi Habit (2-1 joint-favourite) with the former Irish horse Karasi a length and a quarter away in third.
We would suggest that, if one "should not covet their neighbor's wife," neither should one "covet their neighbor's husband."
Presidency a gift, no need to covet it Duterte !-- -- Alexis Romero (The Philippine Star) - June 10, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines He still has three years to go before he steps down, but President Duterte already has an advice to his successors.
When it comes to the Ryder Cup I covet wild cards the way Phil Mickelson covets Diners Cards.
People covet wild salmon because it is leaner, tastier and contains no color dyes and fewer cancer-causing polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) than its pen-raised cousin, according to Ecotrust's Salmon Nation.
For example, while the Second Commandment omits the prohibition against graven images, as in the Catholic version, the Ninth Commandment, which in the Catholic version warns against covering "thy neighbor's wife" becomes "Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's house" in Andrews' version.