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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To conclude those benefits, let us say that fasting, standing (at night in prayer), remembrance of Allah The Almighty and reduction of food, drink and desire in Ramadan break the soul's voracity, greediness, wrongness and transgression.
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The greediness results in the death of the lawyer, as Bill kills her and also one of her men.
As usual, the ones with most to lose are the ones who are most powerless: the hundreds of thousands of Palestinians who lost their homes, their land, their freedom of movement and their livelihoods, crushed by the ruthless advance and greediness of Israeli settlers.
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