Possessions: Their role in anger, greed, envy, jealousy, and death
The interplay between possessions and anger, greed, envy, jealousy, and conflict is examined by way of historical examples, including those of murder and war caused from the pursuit of more possessions or territory.
Are we born with the desire to possess or is it a learned reaction?
Does culture, self-uncertainty or fear influence our desire to possess?
What do major religions say about possessions?
What do our possessions say about ourselves?
And what are some of the consequences of an excessive desire for possessions?