Money Is The Root Of All Evil

Don Charisma

IS it ? IS it really ? … personally I beg to differ, especially since people often misquote and leave out the crucial “The love of” and “all kinds” … Context is often everything, and misquoting is, well, verging on lying really !

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“Money is the root of all evil”

IS NOT CORRECT, from what I understand the correct quote is :

For the love of money is the root of all kinds of evil.

– Timothy 6:10

My interpretation of the “real” quote is – the lust for or addiction to money, is the root of all kinds of evil. ie Greed. Not money itself.

I might rewrite the quote, for a “truer” statement :

“An obsessive or compulsive desire to possess money is often at the root of many evils”

SO ! – I’m very much not convinced that “all evil” has at it’s root cause as…

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