Monday, March 7, 2011

Fear or Greed?

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"Fear is the highest fence." Dudley Nichols
Is fear inflating gas prices?

"Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's need but not every man's greed." Mahatma Gandhi
Or is greed inflating gas prices?

13 comments:

Debra She Who Seeks said...

I vote "greed," those bastards.

Alittlesprite said...

It's a world where the rich get richer, and the poor have to fend for themselves.

Antares Cryptos said...

Using fear as an excuse for greed. History repeats itself. Or humans.

Elly Lou said...

Turns out public transit still has value even after you give up drinking.

Sarah Lindahl said...

I think it's both.

Laoch of Chicago said...

Oligopolies are bad.

G said...

got to love how people are hating the effects of capitalism now that India and China are playing a better game...hasn't China now got one of the largest refined oil reserves on the planet

Missy said...

I think fear. Fear is often the root of evil, horrible, costly things!!

Al Penwasser said...

I think it's greed which fuels fear. Or, it's like Antares says. In either case, it ain't good.

Chelle said...

Greed is behind everything that we consume.

Chelle said...

(Including fear)

Nicole said...

This is too deep for my addled brain.

Who am I kidding? I have the answer: both.

dbs said...

Why are all you people way smarter than I am?

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