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[afro-nets] AFRO-NETS is about malaria (43)
- From: Kris Dev <email@example.com>
- Date: Sat, 7 Jan 2006 06:13:57 +0530
AFRO-NETS is about malaria (43)
Your thoughts are interesting!! Are you a human philosopher or
some thing like that?
I have been thinking some what on similar lines. I classified
Human Greed into 2 broad categories: 1. Need based. 2. Greed
What starts with a need, when met, turns to greed. When we don't
have food, we just want at least a meal. When we have it, then
we start thinking of the next meal and want to hoard some for
it. Then for the next day, then for the next week, then for the
next month, then for the next year, then for through out our
So also in other things. When we amass wealth, we fail to real-
ise that it can take us only to some extent. And fail to think,
why we need to amass wealth for the sake of leaving it behind
for our future generation.
The above is true for individuals, families, communities, race,
I think, God (if there is one) in his / her wisdom has provided
enough for all living beings on earth. But that is to meet the
needs of people and not their greed.
I have not got a full answer to my question: why human beings
are so greedy? But if we compare with the animal world, except
for ants and the like, other animals don't save for the future.
They don't hoard things, denying others. I think their greed is
But I think, one way we can minimise our greed, is by doing away
with currency transaction worldwide and also global trade which
denies local people whatever they can afford to get best lo-
I would like to have your thoughts, as well as others, so we can
try to come to a common understanding of what makes human beings
lead a unhappy life, despite all advancement in science and
technology or are they precisely the reasons for our unhappi-