- The part played by riches, and how concentration solely upon thesensual pleasures leads to imbalance within.
- Our hopes, desires, aspirations and their defeat.
- That we can be masters of our destinies.
- The futility of having wealth without wisdom.
- How hasty judgements can prove most damaging and ruinous.
- The powerlessness of wealth, the bases of man-woman relationship,
the unreality of earthly glory, and who has to be sacrificed for personal gains of the few.