The Roots of Violence:
Wealth without work,
Pleasure without conscience,
Knowledge without character,
Commerce without morality,
Science without humanity,
Worship without sacrifice,
Politics without principles.

- Mohandas K. Gandhi

No doubt a wise man said this and if we examine it we find the characteristics of our world today. Come tell me it isn't so, for as I look at each statement I can see where it is resident in the fabric of our societies and in fact has even been esposed as virtue by some contributors here