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Mahaveer Preaches

Anger, Pride, Deceit and Greed
Are the four flaws you denounce,
Said the saint Mahaveer,600 B.C.
Anger spurts when pride is at stake.
Pride reacts when deceit steps in.
Deceit lurks as greed sets in.

Greed is born of insecurity.
Faith in you can remove it.
Faith in God also removes it.
You can live serene, rich or poor.
28.04.2001, Pmdi
[Mahaveer is of Jain Religon,
Which flourished in India, ahead of Vedic Religion]
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Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

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The Gene Of Greed In Us

The gene of greed in us is not to be denied
Many with more than enough do not seem satisfied
With them it does always seem much does want more
I only say here what has been said before
For success through greed many seem to compete
To be wealthiest in the neighbourhood and wealthiest on the street
In the leafy Suburb they drive their big new cars up and down
For to display their wealth in their side of the town,
In their backyard for themselves and their spouses and mates a big swimming pool
In the warmth of the Summer to swim in and keep cool
But in a Human World where millions live in poverty
They do not seem wonderful people to me
And in a Human World where the gap between the haves and the have nots is growing ever wide
The gene of greed in us is not to be denied.
Francis Duggan

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Love Trumps Loneliness

The power of sex has taken away the power of love.
This is clearly a piece of evidence that supports
how we are living in a world of sin.
Lust is sexual greed after all and
sexual greed is the killer of love.
Sexual greed is not bad to have
when you are young and
have time on your side.
When one matures, one usually
thinks about how they do not
want to be alone for the rest of their lives.
Love trumps loneliness because love takes
you out of yourself and puts you into someone else.
Once two make one, you will never be alone.
Theorem The Truth Serum

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Graven Greediness

A child when born is without vice,
But he or she falls in greed when takes rice.
Among vices greediness is one like vice,
It does dilate everywhere like mice.

Greed plays a vital role in the society,
Greedy becomes grievous greed is mighty.
Cupidity fixates in fitments and humdinger,
Fixated persons dance in the greed's finger.

Avarice grows in the greedy's mind,
He or she imagines earning having no kind.
We see for wealth many people do harm,
Their inhuman acts fed people's charm.

Beauty of things or persons attracts some,
Mignonette brings the eyes of bees with hum.
Attracted creatures are trapped in greed,
Like a fish of cupidity is trapped in feed.

We can away from greediness if we want,
We should be labourious and brave like ant.
We ought to know that matters are extinct,
Righteous qualities are eternal and also distinct.

Let's have values always in our lives,
No harm can do Graven Greediness-knives.
Meditate to God brings peace in mind,
We will get love, happiness, we will be kind.
Kumarmani Mahakul

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