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Money is the root of all evil

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 11/18/2014 Category: Economics
Updated: 2 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
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pages123

Pro

Money is the root of all evil
9spaceking

Con

People were evil before money was invented...no, money is not the root. Seek of power and control are the roots of evil.
Debate Round No. 1
pages123

Pro

But it is because of money that people has tuned into selfish monsters.
9spaceking

Con

People have turned into selfish monsters because of their innate instinct to survive and fight or die, not solely due to money.
Debate Round No. 2
pages123

Pro

pages123 forfeited this round.
Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by cheyennebodie 2 years ago
cheyennebodie
Lukas. I think that it is obvious that the poor misuse money to a greater degree than the rich. Otherwise they would not be poor.As a man thinks in his heart, so is he. If a man thinks poverty, he will end up poor.If he has a prosperous mind, he will end up prosperous. That is who the real world is.
Posted by Lukas8 2 years ago
Lukas8
Money isnt the problem. It only that rich people disuse it. But CON is right money isnt the root of evil, the evil existed without money. But if someone is evil and you give him money.....be aware.
Posted by cheyennebodie 2 years ago
cheyennebodie
If you are quoting the bible, it is " the LOVE of money is the root of all evil".There are poor folks committing that sin as well as rich.God is not against us having money. He is against money having us. Controlling us.He said in 111 John 2 that we should first prosper in our souls ( mind, will and emotions ) before we prosper in our wallets.Because a man in poverty in their souls will always misuse what money they get. And it will bring grief to them.

That is why there have been people who won the lottery and been broke a few years later.Or what happens to a person addicted to something. A heroin addict would be dead soon. Or a gambler would be broke.

Givers are never in those positions. Takers will find misery and poverty in other areas of their lives.That happens to the rich and those on welfare who do not have proper thinking about money.
Posted by BLAHthedebator 2 years ago
BLAHthedebator
This is SO Make It Rain.
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