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In a Norfolk, Virginia courtroom, a teenager pleaded to the charge he murdered both his parents. The young honor student with no criminal history explained the reason he committed the crime. He explained that he’d gotten angry over routine punishments. “I just remember getting mad,” 16-year-old Vincent Parker told investigators. “It’s all from my dad. All this stuff like my dad taking away my iPod and stuff.”

The desire for possessions overcomes basic goodness in a culture obsessed with material things. --Jim L. Wilson and Rodger Russell

http://time.com/138601/teen-kills-parents-because-they-took-his-ipod/

1 Timothy 6:10 (HCSB) (10) For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil, and by craving it, some have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many pains.

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