Development[ edit ] After the success of PlatoonStone wanted film school friend and Los Angeles screenwriter Stanley Weiser to research and write a screenplay about quiz show scandals in the s. The director pitched the premise of two investment partners getting involved in questionable financial dealings, using each other, and they are tailed by a prosecutor as in Crime and Punishment. This man started making mistakes that cost him everything. And in the third act, he sets out to redeem himself".
We all have the potential for greedy tendencies, but in people with a strong fear of lack or deprivation, Greed can become a dominant pattern. Greed is the tendency to selfish craving, grasping and hoarding.
It is defined as: A selfish or excessive desire for more than is needed or deserved, especially of money, wealth, food, or other possessions  Other names for greed include avarice, covetousness and cupidity. That one thing could be money, power, sex, food, attention, knowledge … just about anything.
It could be something concrete or abstract, real or symbolic. But it will be something very specific on which the entire need-greed complex becomes fixated. Components of greed Like all chief features, greed involves the following components: All infants are born with a natural desire for love, nurture, care, attention and interaction.
Perhaps not all of the time, but enough for the infant to experience the lack. Enough for the child to become terrified of never getting enough of what he or she needs. Alternatively, the situation could be deliberately imposed, such as willful neglect.
Another example would be a mother who is too off-her-head on drugs to look after her child. Whatever the circumstances, the effect on the child is a sense of deprivation, unfulfilled need, of never having enough.
No amount of TV can make up for lack of human contact. No amount of chocolate can make up for lack of love. But the child learns to make do with whatever is available. My well-being depends on me getting all that I desire. I cannot truly be myself, a whole person, until I get what has always been missing.
I miss out because other people are taking my share, getting what is rightfully mine. Once I have it all, I will never lack anything ever again.
Over time, the growing child might also become cynical about what life has to offer: All I ever get are unsatisfactory substitutes. I cannot trust anyone to give me what I need.
If I am given a gift, there must be something wrong with it.Prosperity theology (sometimes referred to as the prosperity gospel, the health and wealth gospel, the gospel of success or seed faith) is a religious belief among some Christians, who hold that financial blessing and physical well-being are always the will of God for them, and that faith, positive speech, and donations to religious causes will.
Will greed doom us all? Stephen Hawking warns our current view of wealth could ultimately cause the human race to perish. Stephen Hawking wrote about his concerns over unequal divide of wealth. Oct 26, · Documents obtained by FORBES show Sardar Biglari's flagship hedge fund, The Lion Fund, lost % in -- a year he made $ million in bonuses for the performance of his investments.
“Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game.” - Donald Trump, The Art Of The Deal. This web page is about Hillary Clinton's long political history, her baggage, her character flaws, and her far-left ideology.
It includes a number of news items and opinion about Bill and Hillary Clinton. People have such a skewed idea of money and wealth. It always amazes me how people automatically assume wealthy people are greedy people.
It’s really sad, because one of the biggest secrets to our financial success is actually the complete opposite of what most people think.