Xavier Onassiss wrote:
Sad to say, I have yet to see any evidence that greed and power work that way. The greedy and the power-hungry always want more, no matter how much they have; there's never a point of satiation.
I agree. With greed and power, you can always have *more*. Why stop with what you have when you can have even more? This is tempting to most people. Just see how many millionaires and billionaires (especially those not born to money) continue to try and earn even more money, despite the fact that they can retire in style, not work a day in their lives and live comfortably. Usually, the people with enough greed, lust and ambition to get into positions of power will not be the type of people who get satisfied at a certain position or a certain sum of money. Power is addictive. Admiration is addictive. Money can be addictive to certain people (be that compulsive gamblers or robber barons).
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