Tag Archive | Greed

Mergers & Acquisitions Or Murders & Executions?

Are we going to allow Bayer and Monsanto to join forces in their war on life? Bayer, corporate supporter of Nazi Germany, who used Jewish slave labor in their factories during WWII and whose parent company invested in a company that manufactured Zyklon B nerve gas? Monsanto, the U.S. company annually voted the world’s most […]

My Favorite Cathouse

There is a cathouse in Long Island, a suburb of New York City, that I love to visit. I always bring something for everyone there to drink and I always enjoy myself. Curious? OK, it’s not that type of cathouse. 😆 It’s actually a small house someone built for cats that hang out in an […]

Lessons In Life #3

Howard Zinn’s simple, yet necessary, reply to the rulers’ First Commandment of Capitalism? “But remember, this power of the people on top depends on the obedience of the people below. When people stop obeying, they have no power.” Simple? Apparently, for many people freedom is a difficult concept to comprehend. This is obviously due to […]

Follow The Money

This is a hastily slapped together rant so I apologize for any incoherent, convoluted ramblings or redundancies. I don’t have nearly enough time lately to write and when I do it’s usually due to reading something and suddenly not being able to keep my mouth, uh fingers shut. 🙂 Thank you.   I was reading […]

The FOX In An Expensive Suit

This is a short story about perception and manipulation. Draw your own conclusion… There was concern around the farm about the growing number of eggs that were being taken by the hen house guards who’d always been trusted to care for them. It seemed the hens had to spend more time laying eggs simply to end […]

By Any Other Name

Well, here we are in an era in which suicidal tendencies are accepted as normal business practices.  Don’t worry about the lack of fresh air and clean water. Go shopping! Everything is OK. Oh, you mean to tell me we’re killing innocent people in sovereign nations because they don’t have the same priorities in life […]

Sowing The Seeds of Our Own Destruction

Greed is a plague that thrives in a society based on economics. A society in which love of money and possessions is so widely accepted that greed & selfishness are rewarded is doomed to destroy itself. This is especially true when moral courage and creative thinking are routinely dismissed as childish idealism that has no […]