Greed motivate unethical men and women to develop a win at all cost attitude. Rather than competition on a level playing field they lie, cheat and steal to achieve their objectives.
Ethical Competition improves the quality and reduces the price of goods and services . The government has a responsibility to prevent monopolies and unfair competition. Rather than punishing monopolies our government has provided certain corporations with bailouts and subsidies.
To gain financially at the expense of others is morally repugnant to me. If we focus on meeting the needs of others we will harvest according to the seeds we have sown.
There is nothing wrong with striving for success, if you are ethical in your actions. A true winner is not determined by how much they accumulate, it is based upon how much they give to those who will never be able to repay them.
Today modern athletics is our version of the “Bread and Circuses” of ancient Rome. Paying these gladiators of today millions of dollars to play a game while thousands of children die every day illustrates our priorities. The fact that the average NBA Basketball players earns over $5,000,000 a year which is ten times as much as the average brain surgeon
While war is the ultimate form of competition, peace is the manifestation of cooperation and mutual respect.