Tag: Envy


The Little Green Sin

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9th June

“As iron is eaten away by rust, so the envious are consumed by their own passion.” – Antisthenes

What I am about to say is not news. It is nothing you have managed to avoid for a lifetime. You have fallen prey to it many times, and it was experienced by countless others long before you and I were even thought of. This thing was dealt with before justice systems, gun control, or even electricity. Yes, jealousy, like other age-old feelings, is nothing new. Grandma has felt it, your siblings have felt it, the person you hold in highest esteem has, I’m sure, suffered it. And if you were honest, you would say that this feeling has visited you a time or ten in your life.

Childhood. Think back to that time someone else got the toy you wanted; that … Read More »






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