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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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In this paper we proof that there exists a function f(x) belongs to [L.sup.1][0, 1] such that a greedy algorithm with regard to generalized Walsh system does not converge to f(x) in [L.sup.1][0, 1] norm, i.e.
Avarice was seen as an evil not only for its effects on other people but also because it harmed the greedy themselves.
If greed and self-interest were the same thing, then the miser and the saint would be greedy because they both seek to satisfy their preferences.
Newbridge: Tries - P Douglas, pen try, S Greedy. Con - J Williams.
Channel 4's National Greedy Rank comes in at 24th..
While I'm sure we're all familiar with the "fat cat" archetype you were trying to invoke, this picture perpetuates a stereotypical image of fat people as greedy and slovenly.
Dr Cathryn Mellersh, head of canine genetics at the charity, said: "The mutation has been shown to make a dog more greedy and more likely to become obese.
"I know from the dressing room that the lads are hungry and greedy and they would like to keep this run going."
Chris Stimson, of LED lighting specialists ENERGYSAVINGLED; Carl Slingsby, from the Greedy Little Pig charcuterie and hog roast company; and Cath AtKins, of travel accessories firm IcKle BocKles were invited to meet Theo at an awards ceremony at Birmingham's International Convention Centre.
The 58-year-old was blasted as "greedy and lazy" by writer and star Sylvester Stallone.
IF we were to believe the mantra 'Tax the greedy bankers and all our economic problems will be solved', then we would be living in cloud cuckoo land.