Causes Of Greed In Society

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Steele 1 Don’t you think that too many evil things happen in our society? I feel that the main cause of evil in our society is greed. It is hard not to always want more, whether it is money, clothes or any other kind of material object. In our world today, greed is a problem all over the world. All over the world there are people that are implausibly wealthy, while there are people that are so poor that they die of hunger. Greed is a natural part of human nature, but only to a certain point is greed acceptable. The root of evil is greed, because it causes poverty, murders and stealing. In America, in fact worldwide there are a lot of people that live in poverty because of other people being greedy. According to the US Census Bureau, 35.9 million people live below the poverty line in America, and according to UNICEF three billion people worldwide live below the poverty…show more content…
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