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  1. Envy is a virtue. (Web site)
  2. Envy is the desire for others' traits, status, abilities, or situation. (Web site)
  3. Envy is a propensity to view the well-being of others with distress, even though it does not detract from one's own. (Web site)
  4. Envy is a vice of propinquity.
  5. Envy is the ulcer of the soul. (Web site)


  1. Shoeck (1966) obviously finds the importance attributed to the whole heated debate on gender envy exaggerated. (Web site)
  2. Envy is frequently apparent in daily life. (Web site)
  3. Sometimes I envy the people who can leave the Mormon church, who can forget about their priesthood, who can find a new tradition that suits them better, or create their own. (Web site)
  4. There is envy that is sanitized by affection and respect. (Web site)
  5. An ascetic moralism is the cloak for a defence against envy. (Web site)


  1. People commonly confuse envy with jealousy.
  2. Ordinary language tends to conflate envy and jealousy. (Web site)
  3. Envy is dyadic; jealousy, triangular. (Web site)


  1. First, envy is agreed to be a form of pain or botherment—an unpleasant emotion. (Web site)
  2. In addition to its centrality to discussions in the philosophy of emotions, envy has sparked controversies in political philosophy. (Web site)
  3. But perhaps specific emotions can be convicted of the putative mistake, and envy appears to be a likely suspect. (Web site)
  4. Moreover, though they frequently reflect underlying deleterious emotions - such as rage or envy - not all stereotypes are negative.


  1. Envy itself admits no desire except to destroy'. (Web site)
  2. They may be best understood as holding a disjunctive view of envy's constitutive desire. (Web site)


  1. Envy is between two objects; jealousy between three. (Web site)
  2. The object of such feeling: Their new pool made them the envy of their neighbors. (Web site)
  3. However, dependence also stimulates envy, when the goodness of the object is recognized. (Web site)


  1. A nation who has had their national pride so depleted is ripe for envy. (Web site)
  2. Alighieri Dante Pride, envy, avarice -- these are the sparks have set on fire the souls of man. (Web site)

Deadly Sins

  1. In the last chapter envy was looked at in relation to the other deadly sins and its hierarchical place. (Web site)
  2. In the Latin lists of the Seven Deadly Sins, envy is referred to as invidia.

Someone Else

  1. Furthermore, even a painful desire for what someone else possesses might be better described as longing than envy. (Web site)
  2. All parties to the debate would grant that not every case in which someone would like something that someone else possesses is a case of genuine envy. (Web site)


  1. Jealousy 1.3 ‘Benign’ and ‘Invidious’ Envy 1.4 Envy vs. (Web site)
  2. So proponents of benign envy don't or shouldn't count every such desire as a case of benign envy. (Web site)


  1. Perhaps best known among these is the claim that egalitarian views of justice are motivated by envy. (Web site)
  2. A different way in which envy might be thought to motivate broadly egalitarian thought is by appeal to the idea of envy-free allocations. (Web site)


  1. The same type of energy that fuels desire, envy, aggression, and violence can on the other side fuel self-discipline, honesty, benevolence, and kindness.
  2. I would suggest, however, that the energy that sets the ensuing tragedy in motion and drives it ineluctably to its conclusion is envy. (Web site)


  1. The envied one feels the attack of envy as a repudiation of their self. (Web site)
  2. He feels it is only with the utmost care that he protects Tom from the full force of his envy and feels somewhat resentful having to do this. (Web site)


  1. Envy erodes any sense of an I-thou relationship, it is diminished into an I-it opposition. (Web site)
  2. The most important difference is that covetousness does not feel diminished by its need or longing, whereas envy does. (Web site)


  1. At the other end of the spectrum is the more damaging aspect of envy which Klein described so compellingly and is discussed in the next chapter. (Web site)
  2. It seems clear that the occurrent version of the charge is only damaging to egalitarianism if the basic distinction between envy and resentment is accepted. (Web site)


  1. This interpretation of envy's characteristic appraisal jibes better with the doctrine that envy is not a moral feeling. (Web site)
  2. But, of course, such complaints may be defensive rationalizations of rancorous feelings, rather than elements in envy. (Web site)
  3. This would explain various experimental findings that correlate feelings of envy with complaints of injustice. (Web site)

Those Who

  1. Envy is that passion which views with malignant dislike the superiority of those who are really entitled to all the superiority they possess. (Web site)
  2. The primary way in which Rawls thinks envy could pose such a threat is if it comes to undermine the self-respect of those who are less well off. (Web site)
  3. Baltasar Gracian It is good to vary in order that you may frustrate the curious, especially those who envy you. (Web site)


  1. He held that people are motivated by fear and envy, by novelty, by desire for wealth, power and security, and by a hatred of restriction.
  2. Alternatively, envy can be held to present the difference in possession between subject and rival as bad specifically for Subject. (Web site)


  1. Envy can nonetheless be criticized as irrational, on this interpretation, for taking something to be bad for Subject that is not in fact bad for him. (Web site)
  2. Developing this charge demands getting clearer about the sense in which envy can be said to involve taking the difference in possession to be bad in itself. (Web site)


  1. The cogency of this argument for the irrationality of envy hinges on questions about the nature of well-being.
  2. Defense of the charge that egalitarianism is occurrently motivated by envy hinges both on the commitments of egalitarianism and on the nature of envy. (Web site)


  1. Segal (1964) comments that even among analytic writers there was a tendency to muddle jealousy and envy. (Web site)
  2. Though others before her had written about envy, her contribution was original in its conception and provided a basis for much analytic thinking today. (Web site)


  1. Berke (1989) suggests envy is graspingness for self; greed, graspingness for life. (Web site)
  2. Berke (1989) says that envy and greed are usually working together and reports that Nina Coltart has coined the term 'grenvy' to describe the fusion (p 26). (Web site)


  1. This underlines the anguish and loss of self esteem that envy precipitates; there has to be a lack of self esteem for envy to flourish. (Web site)
  2. It is Iago's envy and it is this that besmirches and brings down all the nobility and promise that flourishes at the opening of the play. (Web site)


  1. This is supposed to show that egalitarians are motivated by envy. (Web site)
  2. This, again, is supposed to suggest the possibility of benign envy. (Web site)


  1. The vandal who scratches an expensive and desirable car does so through unalloyed envy. (Web site)
  2. I think envy first has to perceive something as good, desirable, enviable before it is set in motion. (Web site)


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