Category Archives: Envy

“It’s not greed that drives the world, but envy.”

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According to Torkel Nyberg in “Rossi vs. Snakes – A Superior man vs. Inferior People – An Athlete vs. Envy & Hate!

As Charlie Munger says about his long time colleague Warren Buffet in his famous Harvard speech.

Those of you who have raised siblings you know about envy, or tried to run a law firm or investment bank or even a faculty? I’ve heard Warren say a half a dozen times, “It’s not greed that drives the world, but envy.”

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Why does the force of envy decay with social distance?

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Why does the force of envy decay with social distance?

Envy is a real danger in a village, not so much in an anonymous city.

Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous didn’t breed resentment, only “champagne wishes and caviar dreams”. But don’t try this at home.

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