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Rabindranath Tagore Thoughts on Greed

The greed of gain has no time or limit to its capaciousness (spatial largeness and extensiveness).

The one object of greed is to produce and consume.

Greed has pity neither for beautiful nature nor or living human beings.

Avidya is the ignorance that darkens our consciousness, and tends to limit it within the boundaries of our personal self. It is this ignorance, this limiting of consciousness that creates the hard separateness of the ego, and thus becomes the source of all pride and greed and cruelty incidental to self seeking.

Every endeavor to attain a larger life requires of man to gain by giving away, and not to be greedy.
Rabindranath Tagore

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