Posts Tagged ‘Greed’

Panic buying: It is immoral to stockpile food?

Monday, March 23rd, 2020

Short answer – anything up to a fortnight’s supplies is fine. Anything beyond that leads you into a moral minefield. Read more Related Posts:Food crisis looming because of the war in UkraineNew food truck can feed your family of four for $16‘Extraordinary amount’ collected for Vinnies food bankFamilies may find this lockdown worse than first, Read more

How the seven deadly sins can be good for your health

Monday, December 2nd, 2019
Seven deadly sins

Whether or not you’re a religious sort, chances are you’ll have come across the seven deadly sins. According to Christian theology, these are the seven vices which are supposedly the path to further immorality: pride, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath, sloth and greed. Of course, one man’s sin is another man’s natural human inclination. Look at Read more

Examining our greed during Lent

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Lent is a good time to examine our consciences regarding greed in all its forms: In faith, love, forgiveness, time, abilities, and finances. Greed can distort reality, manipulate truth, coerce sinful actions, and compromise virtue and a desire to follow the ways of God. This weekend, the Lenten journey continues but lightens up with “Rejoice Read more

AS Government officials’ frequent flyer miles given to the needy

Friday, May 24th, 2013

American Samoa plans to take away frequent flyer miles from government workers who travel on behalf of the US territory and give them to medical patients who need to travel overseas for treatment. Governor Lolo Matalasi Moliga says the territory will use the the frequent flyer miles to help medical patients travel off-island when needed, Read more

Kevin Barr on greed and the economic crisis

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

Fiji based social justice advocate, Father Kevin Barr, has launched a new booklet in which he argues that greed, individual and corporate, lies at the heart of the current global economic crisis. Key issues discussed in the booklet include: The “scandalous” aspects of wealth and poverty in the US and other countries; The current growing Read more

Rena – Not a ship of Shame

Friday, October 14th, 2011

Marine Risk Assessor, John Riding has said Rena from Monrovia was a well-built vessel – It was not a “ship of shame”. But what happened was more than a shame, it was a disaster. Is the disaster a result of the “loss of balance” Dame Anne Salmond spoke about in her DomPost opinion piece on Thursday? “In the Read more

Occupy Wall St protests spread – an economic crisis born of greed

Friday, October 14th, 2011

Limitless Greed + Inequality + Market Volatility + Unemployment = An Occupied Wall Street. The small protest known as Occupy Wall Street has grown over the past 4 weeks. Occupy Wall St protests have spread across the United States and are now going world-wide. There is even a group planning a week-long protest at Civic Square in Read more