Ziad K. Abdelnours Blog - Posts Tagged "greed"
Are Rich People Greedy?
Wealth can make us selfish and stingy. Two psychologists explain why
Everywhere you look, Americans appear to be extremely obsessed with wealth and money. We have television shows where people proudly show off how wealthy they are, and it seems like Hollywood is putting out an endless parade of movies that glorify the lifestyles of the elite. As a society we love money, and we are not ashamed to admit it. In fact, there are times we absolutely revel in it. Could it end up destroying us?
H ow much money is enough? Cherie Blair has told Tatler, in an interview: "It's nice to be comfortable, but I'll probably never stop worrying that I've got enough. By extrapolating its findings, Hiscox calculated that 2. Another fifty grand a year and they will feel secure. Or so they think. It's so important.
Why Are We Greedy?
Bruce E., We see it all around us: in the celebration of ill-gotten stock gains, public admiration for the heads of criminal banks, the words of Kanye West, in the commercialization of charity and even spirituality. When I was in elementary school I was sent to a school counselor for being moody, introspective — in other words, for being either a proto-goth or a writer in the making.