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Why human always wants this and that with no limit?

I feel that people are living in the shrinking world now and they always want and want though they have enough for their basic needs. People are so greedy and sometimes I feel like they are too smart and now these people are facing challenges/threats because of this smartness. Actually, we are same human being and everyone needs peace and equality. Yet, it is hardly no place on earth which can offer this.

  • Mar 16 2013: I think I feel good when I started to ask myself the same question:why I want more?
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    Mar 18 2013: There is enough in the world to meet the need of people; but there would never be enough even to meet the greed of a quarter of the world's population.
  • Mar 18 2013: Basically because people confuse getting more things with getting a better life.

    Also because the people who are selling those things are very good at selling.
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    Mar 17 2013: well, it might be a sign that someone is doing better in life, improving, if they are obtaining more and more things. Don't people always want to be growing, becoming better? This seems like a good trait, to want to improve yourself.
  • Mar 16 2013: ok humans want more and more because we always want more pleasure and better income of recourses its always been like that it's not selfishness it's evolution and i don't get that "too smart" there's nothing wrong with being smart it should be hailed and attempted to spread to everyone and as for the we are all the same bit the truth is we are just simply not no matter what anyone says a nuclear physicist is a better person that a retarded kid in a wheelchair it's kind of cruel to think of it like that but it's true we should treat people as they deserve to be treated not everyone equally we shouldn't have unintelligent people in charge of other people as they cannot think and understand problems to the extent an intelligent person can a good example of this ideology is looking at how we treat children we treat them differently because they are incapable of thinking and performing actions with the skill of adults (with the exception of prodigies)
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    Mar 16 2013: Taking off of edulover's comment below, when you have a question about why humans are a certain way, it can be instructive to analyse yourself in relation to your question. Why do youpersonally want more than you need and continue to add to your list?

    (Researchers (including Daniel Kahneman) find we don't actually know very well personally why we do things, regardless of how self-reflective we are- that we are good, rather, at coming up with rationalizations- but still, I think the exercise helps. There may be some truth in what you find).
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    Mar 16 2013: .
    It is because they want "a-step-better" to keep their DNA alive.
    Or, no human can survive.

    (See also the 1st article, points 1-3, 10, 14, at
  • Mar 16 2013: Its one of the unique nature of human that makes us different from other extant.on the other hand in fact its reason of improvement in different field.
    I think its a good thing if every one can control it in some where.
  • Mar 16 2013: Always? Maybe the problem is with only a warped few.