`` The Love Of Money Is The Root Of All Evil `` Essay

1529 Words Oct 21st, 2016 7 Pages
“The love of money is the root of all evil” (1 Timothy 6:10, KJV). With over three billion individuals living in poverty, and 50 million being American, there is no question whether or not the world is facing economic crisis. Yet, how can the largest economy in the world, the US, be plagued with such an unequal distribution of wealth? The answer goes back to the deadly sin alluded to by Saint Timothy: greed. Heinous greed perpetrated by the 1%. In fact, according to BBC News, “the top 10 richest Americans hold half of all the income in [America]” Simply for personal interest, rich individuals hoard their money rather than adhere to their moral obligations of being “generous and ready to share” (1 Timothy 6:18).
In spite of this abhorrent cupidity, one company stands firm in their conservative and moral values: JPMorgan Chase & Co. Since inception in 2000, Chase has been a pioneer of innovation, integrity, and philanthropy, spearheading itself and society into a position of long-term success. In a generation labeled by economists as the ‘second gilded age’, Chase’s contributions are not only beneficial, but imperative to the disparities of its time. Therefore, the ability to work alongside them is not only a personal achievement, but also a step towards the perseveration and wellbeing of our Christian nation.
Unlike the robber barons that exploited workers during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, JPMorgan Chase’s ideology is rooted firmly in success for all. Whether…

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