3 definitions by DW Coon

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Greed/Avarice (Latin, cupiditia/avaritia) Greed is, like Lust and Gluttony, a sin of excess. However, Greed particularly applies to the acquisition of wealth.

Avarice is the term that can describe all forms of sinful behaviour. These include
-disloyalty,
-deliberate betrayal, or
-treason, especially for personal gain, as when someone lets themselves be bribed.
-Scavenging and hoarding of materials or objects,
-theft and robbery, especially by violence,
-trickery, or
-manipulation of authority are all actions that are inspired by greed. Such misdeeds include Simony, where the sinner feels the urge to make money by selling things within the confines of the church.
"When did avarice behavior become acceptable? The Bush Administration fits this description to the tee!"
by DW Coon April 12, 2007

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People in power have the obligation to be trusted by the Public. A citizen of the public, is said to be Trust worthy if they agree to all the concepts of the ideology of Public Trust as set forth in the Code of Honor.
"George Bush does not stand up to the concept of Public Trust. "
by DW Coon March 30, 2007

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Greed/Avarice (Latin, cupiditia/avaritia) Greed is, like Lust and Gluttony, a sin of excess. However, Greed particularly applies to the acquisition of wealth.

Avarice is the term that can describe all forms of sinful behaviour. These include
-disloyalty,
-deliberate betrayal, or
-treason, especially for personal gain, as when someone lets themselves be bribed.
-Scavenging and hoarding of materials or objects,
-theft and robbery, especially by violence,
-trickery, or
-manipulation of authority are all actions that are inspired by greed. Such misdeeds include Simony, where the sinner feels the urge to make money by selling things within the confines of the church.
"When did avarice behavior become acceptable? The Bush Administration fits this description to the tee!"
by DW Coon March 30, 2007

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