Ah, so you are saying that eating obscene amount of food is comparable to spending obscene amount of money? Anyone can definitely spend 1 milion dollars but is unable to eat 1 ton of bananas so this metaphor does not work very well.
That's certainly an interesting problem but not related to the original "metaphor" which tries to draw parallels between two acts, one of which is quite feasible (and desirable for many) and the other medically impossible.
@yogthos @cyberskija Oh, so you think that monkeys don't stuff themselves full of bananas because they think of other hungry monkeys? I think they don't stuff themselves with bananas because it's physically discomfoting for them (as it is for most living being). How is that analogous with hoarding wealth, which has minimal negative consequences to the hoarder?
@yogthos @cyberskija I've read it. It says that monkeys have the capacity to be almost as big assholes as humans, which is not surprising to me. It's been known for many decades that apes wage wars between themselves. I see nothing about hoarding bananas on that page and I don't see its relevancy to your original "metaphor"...?
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