Tag Archives: selfishness

Service or greed?

In charging for a product or service these days it far too often seems that the criterion is, “How much can I make?’ instead of, “How much is fair?” ☺

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The immediate future of life on Earth.

In the case of the majority of us the preoccupation with things of little consequence distances them from the catastrophic climatic changes ahead, often affecting their descendants more than themselves, so much so that the sober predictions and warnings of … Continue reading

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Cheating your government.

If you ever feel like cheating your government financially, e.g. by tax evasion or fraudulent social security claim, remember that the government is the people and that you are, by this act, depriving the people. ☺

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Self interest and voting.

When self interest in the undeserving dominates voting motivation in an election in a democracy, as is commonly the case, the end result is not in the interests of the deserving. ☺

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Patents and copyright.

  With increased human mobility came patents and copyright, the products of selfishness. Probably the first invention, the chip of flint, was not patented whilst one of the first messages was the thorn through a leaf saying, “I/we went his way.” … Continue reading

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Excessive profit.

The drivers of the excessive profits so manifest today are the shareholders and the stock markets. ☺

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The urge for profit.

This urge is so pronounced that industries which damage the Earth and/or the environment do not act to remedy the results of their misdeeds although, to anyone with a modicum of intelligence, humanity – all life – can do without … Continue reading

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