If one lesson can learn from history, it is that greed leads to downfall.
It is an ugly characteristic, which both helps and hinders humanity, but mostly leads to ruin in the end.
Greed is humanity’s Achilles’ heel.
After reading a newspaper article about Richard Ricci, a London banker with a 100 million pounds fortune, who was then photographed buying lottery tickets, to win the 97 million Euro prize. Why?
Here, is a man who could never spend the amount he already had, attempting to amass even more wealth for himself. Here is evidence, that people like Mr Ricci, will continually hoard money away from society. This hoarding of wealth is why the engines of commerce are failing. (more…)