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  • THE FIRST Epistle of Paul to Timothy in the New Testament (1 Timothy 6:10) starts For the love of money is the root of all evil.

    In the early Christian Church, greed was thus getting a pretty bad rap from a guy who was among the greediest tax collectors in Judea until he saw a blinding light on the road to Damascus.
  • WHY, THEN, is it hard-wired into so much of our culture that...

    --- Money and possessions are the measure of one's success?

    --- Nice guys finish last?

    --- Robber barons and corporate bigshots are our equivalent of royalty?

    --- Only the strongest survive?

    --- Cutthroat practices are admirable?

    --- "I’ve got my millions and to hell with you?"

    --- The best defense is the best offense?

    Etc., etc. ad nauseam

    ??? !
  • AND WHY is it that so much of the work done in our great universities seems to result in nothing more than a stillbirth of wisdom?

    Why is so much of our attention riveted to a glowing screen?


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