The flip side of gratitude is greed, and there are plenty of stories about that human tendency.

  • In Luminous Mind, Kyabje Kalu Rinpoche, a Tibetan Buddhist, teaches about the dangers of attachment to possessions.
  • Long-term Gratitude by Joseph Telushkin depicts a teaching scenario that exhorts us to remember those who have helped us.

More Teaching Stories/Scenes about Gratitude