Greed is one of Christianity's seven deadly sins, and it predates capitalism. In our society, who is greedier -- the consumer or the capitalist? Are there any positive aspects to greed?
Israel's defense minister has made the destruction of tunnels an "essential component" of Israel's security policy. Often used to smuggle goods into the Gaza Strip, the tunnels have at times been used for attacks.
The Pacific island nation of Tonga has declared a state of emergency ahead of the expected arrival of Tropical Cyclone Gita. The Category 4 storm has already caused havoc in neighboring Samoa.
Tropical Cyclone Gita barreled through the Pacific island nation of Tonga, causing widespread flooding as it heads toward Fiji. The storm's winds blew the roof off of Tonga's meteorological service, damaging equipment.
It’s a deadly sin and a whim of nature. It motivates us and threatens to ruin us... The insatiable desire for more: It’s the motor that drives our world – and puts it in danger.
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