Currently I am re-reading “The Zen Teachings of Bodhidharma” translated by Red Pine and from which the following extract is taken.
The whole “greed is good” mantram is being waived about apropos of vaccine hoarding. “Charity begins at home”, whatever. Boris is claiming that greed is a good thing, selfishness is OK. Aren’t we clever?
The three poisons are greed , anger and delusion, many people are hooked to these.
Are you a “greed is good” kind of being?
This morning I found a fishing lure hanging from our boundary wire. Someone is after “our” trout who was in that pool last summer.
People are lured, tempted, by greed , anger and delusion. They find them very difficult to let go of.