Envy

Envy was my sin and we related it to technology and how companies and people can easily get jealous of one another.

Envy Dictionary Definition –

envy |ˈenvē|
noun (pl. envies)
a feeling of discontented or resentful longing aroused by someone else’s possessions, qualities, or luck: she felt a twinge of envy for the people on board.
• (the envy of) a person or thing that inspires envy: their national health service is the envy of many in Europe.
verb (envies, envying, envied) [ with obj. ]
desire to have a quality, possession, or other desirable attribute belonging to (someone else): he envied people who did not have to work on weekends | [ with two objs. ] : I envy Jane her happiness.
• desire for oneself (something possessed or enjoyed by another): a lifestyle that most of us would envy.
DERIVATIVES
envier |ˈenvēər| noun
ORIGIN Middle English (also in the sense ‘hostility, enmity’): from Old French envie (noun), envier (verb), from Latin invidia, from invidere ‘regard maliciously, grudge,’ from in- ‘into’ + videre ‘to see.’

The link below is an article that explains about the ethics of envy from a point of view that I am sure a lot of us can relate to.

http://www.chabad.org/library/article_cdo/aid/159839/jewish/The-Ethics-of-Envy.htm

The links below have helped with understanding envy and how technology can play a part in being envious of others.

http://philosophy.stackexchange.com/questions/9725/is-equality-an-virtue-in-itself-or-a-derivative-of-envy

http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/247076/are-you-afflicted-tech-envy

http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/keywords/envy.html

http://www.futurity.org/envy-others-smirk-suffer/

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