AND ITS ACCOMPLICES
there enters then Greed" the dreadful manifestations of 'MANNISM'
to inaugurating a reign of disaster and annihilation. A little probe
for the knowledge of these wicked, invisible, malifie creatures is
indispensable for further progress. 'Egotism - selfishness, the
first one is the obnoxious child of "DESIRE" in its rotten
state. Desire, of course, when nurtured, trained and moulded by
virtue becomes angelic and rains 'manna'.
paves way for the progress of one's own interest first and that of
society next; but when once it out steps and grows to gigantic size,
it falls into the hands of demon ambition. Then its nature - inner
and outer undergoes such an alteration that it brings in calamities
numerous and result ominous; for, it becomes a pampered child of
diabolical force of Satan, the incarnation of wickedness producing
unending hardships. Has not Buddha, the Light of Asia proclaimed -
Desire is the root cause of suffering?.' Even saint-seers and
pundits of Ethics labeled it as the deadliest enemy of mankind to be
nullified by stangulation at the very opening of its eyes upon the
world. Doctors Morality of every brand detested it and advised the
perverted to eschew or if possible consign it fire-pit.