I stand corrected. In replying to a response to my most recent post about the industries that seem to be succeeding in today's economy, I cited Warren Buffett's often-quoted advice about being greedy when everyone else is afraid. In the context of Mr. Buffett's statement, "greed" represents a willingness to take risk or a propensity to invest. My AR colleague interpreted my response as attirbuting "greed" to investors as a whole. That was not my purpose, and I apologize.
The first is a life choice. The other? It's grim.
Greed is the miser refusing the beggar the crumb,
The on-the-take politician, his conscience long numb.
While the doctrine of scarcity's divisive and mean.
The root of all evil isn't money or wealth.
The root is in loving a dollar to the detriment of all else.
And, yes, greedy were all those who followed their lead.
Touting something for nothing, wealth without labor,
Everyone loses when the scheme falls out of favor.
No, greed and abundance aren't one and the same.
Adbundance is inclusive, greed's just a game.
Bill Gates and Truett Cathy have each feathered a nest,
Yet through generosity, not greed, countless thousands they've blessed.