Root of all evil

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Root of all evil may refer to:

Love of money[edit]

  • First Epistle to Timothy in the New Testament (1 Timothy 6:10, KJV): "For the love of money is the root of all evil."
  • Root the process of making money. To buy items or possess a position with wealth.
  • Greed, one of the Seven Deadly Sins, the excessive love of money and other possessions
  • Radix malorum est cupiditas, Latin for "Greed is the root of all evil"
  • Two of the three Rune Poems (the Norwegian and Icelandic) describe Fehu (Wealth) as a source of fighting among kin.



Comics and literature[edit]

  • The Root of All Evil, a User Friendly webcomic compilation book alluding to the Unix concept of the root user
  • "The Root of All Evil", a short story by Graham Greene

Television and radio[edit]

  • The Root of All Evil?, a 2006 UK television documentary discussing religious faith and starring Richard Dawkins
  • Lewis Black's Root of All Evil, a television series aired on Comedy Central featuring comedian Lewis Black
  • The Root of All Evil Radio Show, a radio show broadcast from KFAI in Minneapolis hosted by Earl Root


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