Tag: greed

04
Aug
2020

With Contentment Is Enough

  We do not feelthe lack of many thingsunless we wishto live luxuriously. — Musonius Rufus(Exile Is Not An Evil)

23
Sep
2019

Greed: Super Short Story #644

Greed: Super Short Story #644 The problem with greed,he realised,is that it does notlead to what is enough; only to…

12
Apr
2019

Into His Skin

  Thoughts from ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ by Harper Lee (as adapted and illustrated by Fred Fordham):     You can never…

05
Mar
2019

Prize: Super Short Story #539

Prize: Super Short Story #539     There is something mildly depressing about seeing the more well-to-do  drift through expensive malls, …

19
Dec
2017

Three Poisons: NY Adventure 21

NY Adventure 21: Three Poisons A High Line sculpture that reminds me of the Buddhist equivalent, of greed, hatred and…

30
Nov
2017

Tea: Super Short Story #482

Super Short Story #482: Tea He said he is always game for a cup of tea, other than when he…

15
Nov
2016

Scroll: Super Short Story #418

Super Short Story #418: Scroll She scrolled on and on in her facebook feed furiously, as if urgently looking for…

29
Jul
2016

Greed Unchecked

When greed is left unchecked, you will fall into a bottomless pit, that sucks you in, till you are trapped….

28
Mar
2016

Addiction: PictureQuotes #5

#ssPictureQuotes #5: Addiction

29
Feb
2016

Over Tech?

Watch ‘The Last Job On Earth’ at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yvs7f4UaKLo Our first, ongoing and last spiritual ‘job’ in the universe is to seek…

20
Jan
2016

Lottery Paradox

The lottery queue today is especially long, due to the prize money which is especially much, due to the prize…

26
Jun
2015

Pay Haiku

High pay attracts what? Greed, obedience or true skills? How much (is) head with heart?

13
Apr
2014

‘The Counsellor’ Seeks Counsel

‘The Counsellor’, as in the titular character in the movie, is a lawyer, supposedly one who gives legal counsel. Yet,…

29
Nov
2013

A Tense ‘Drug War’

‘Drug War’ features probable mechanics behind the elusive workings of the drug industry, of how all parties involved are kept…

14
Jul
2013

Full: Sam & Sara #401

Sam & Sara #401: Full Sara: You ordered so much! Don’t tell me you need supper later! Sam: Well… (They…

30
Mar
2013

Why Avoid The Five Pungent Roots?

The below is a set of answers I helped to write for Makan Sutra (MS) upon request via a friend….

05
Feb
2013

Sweet: Super Short Story (177)

  Super Short Story (177): Sweet Five kids were each granted a sweet wish… The first wished for……… a sweet….

11
Jan
2013

Gollum The Hungry Ghost

Gollum in ‘Lord of the Rings’ in pursuit of the One Ring is almost the perfect personification of a hungry…

03
Jan
2013

Some Zombie Dilemmas

What’s terrifying about zombies is their relentless mindless hunger – sounds familiar? Think consumers’ herd mentality on Black Friday. There…

12
Oct
2012

Super Short Story (70): Appetite

Super Short Story (70): Appetite Because he was used to eating so much, there was not enough to eat to…