guiness.greed.5

Guiness.greed.5 - Matt Niemiec SPIFO GREED This chapter of Steering through Chaos discussed greed and the serious implications that can come from

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Matt Niemiec SPIFO - GREED This chapter of Steering through Chaos discussed greed and the serious implications that can come from someone who constantly wants more and not satisfied with their present condition. For me, greed is definitely something I struggle with and I would agree with Guinness’s statement that greed is the second most powerful sin of the spirit, behind only pride. A main reason why greed is so powerful is because once you start wanting more, it is almost impossible to stop. It is like a snowball rolling down a very steep hill. Getting the ball started may be somewhat difficult, but once it is moving, stopping it requires great effort. A good example of this was given in the story by Leo Tolstoy about Pahom, a Russian farmer who is constantly looking to improve the amount of property he has. The story starts out with Pahom barely having enough to get by, but one thing leads to another and he slowly begins to acquire wealth. To make a long story short, Pahom’s greed
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course SPIFO 1720 taught by Professor James during the Spring '08 term at Cedarville.

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