Category Archives: Greed

The Object of Love / Material Girl

Arlene was beautiful. The only problem she had was that she was born on the wrong side of the tracks, to the wrong family, to the wrong religion, and to the wrong sensibility. She hated her parents’ home. She hated … Continue reading

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Magical thinking and slot machines

I cannot think of any other form of magical thinking better demonstrated than playing slot machines. I assume that most of us know that the casinos are there to make money for themselves, and are not concerned at the least … Continue reading

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