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Do you think that money is the root of all evil?


Asked by amessageofhope at 1:33 AM on Sep. 6, 2010 in Money & Work

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  • Money is Power but it needs to be respected by the one that has it.

    It's status.

    Yes is can be.

    Answer by musicmom08 at 8:54 AM on Sep. 6, 2010

  • No, I have never understood this saying! Negativity is the root of all evil. Money can be a blessing, it doesn't have to be bad... Negativity, by nature, can't be good!

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 1:35 AM on Sep. 6, 2010

  • definitely not. character flaws and weaknesses are the root of all evil.

    Answer by catharsis at 1:37 AM on Sep. 6, 2010

  • The LOVE of money, to the point of greed, lust, willingness to steal or kill....THAT is the root of some evil, but not all. Money can equal power in some minds, and there are people that are willing to do anything to have power.

    Answer by michiganmom116 at 9:37 AM on Sep. 6, 2010

  • nope it only causes issues because people bring negativity towards it...but money is not "evil" but people can get greedy over it

    Answer by butterfly3206 at 1:39 AM on Sep. 6, 2010

  • i think that the love of money is what causes people act a certain way. but i dont think money itself is evil

    Answer by proudmomma777 at 2:23 AM on Sep. 6, 2010

  • Not money in itself but the dirty,filthy,evil things some people do to obtain it.

    Answer by my_monkey_baby at 3:13 AM on Sep. 6, 2010

  • Yes. Unfortunately it makes the world go round. *sigh*

    Answer by WomanWitty at 3:34 AM on Sep. 6, 2010

  • no, but it does add a certain amount of life satisfaction

    Answer by Zoeyis at 6:53 AM on Sep. 6, 2010

  • No money is not the root of all evil. The love of money certainly can make many people act evil. There is much evil out there that has nothing to do with money. There is also alot of money out there used for good and not evil.

    Answer by science_spot at 7:08 AM on Sep. 6, 2010