There is high frequency of over consumption due to humans greedy nature. Catsimpiris even describes greed as the hope of humanity, which needs to be passed on to children. The most interesting part of the article is where the author claims that research has shown that human beings have acknowledged greed and accepted themselves to be made greedy by nature. He even takes the trouble of using research statistics that have seen 90% of those individuals accept that greed is inevitable (Schumacher 2004) .This makes his claim more valid because it has been proven. It also makes the reader more conversant with his debate since human greed is brought closer to them. The author keeps the reader guessing because of his use of suspense .His majestic way of conveying his take on economic greed keeps the reader interested in knowing why he thinks so, having in mind that he gives valid explanations and points of reference. The tone of the author generally reflects despise towards economic greed. Lao Tzus philosophy which states, â€˜no calamity is greater than lavish desires, no greater guilt greater than discontentment and no disaster greater than greed. is the most catchy phrase in the article (Schumaker, 2004). This is because it summarises everything the author talks about and even explains how greed brings destruction to society.
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