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cupidity, toward every kind of cruelty and
inhumanity, by the example and model of
our own example.”
Today, the “individualistic, acquisitive
estrangement” of our age continues to create problems for us. The conquistadors in
their unbridled greed eventually destroyed
themselves along with the native South
American cultures they conquered. We
would do well to heed the warnings of
Montaigne and think carefully about
what our own greed has the potential to
Brian Grinder is a professor at Eastern
Washington University and a member
of Financial History’s editorial board.
Dr. Dan Cooper is the president of Active
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