Everyone on earth wants to fill his or her purse at every point in time and will try as much as possible to make the purse heavier with each passing day. However, there are persons whose purses are bottomless, no matter what they put inside, the purse will appear empty to them.
Contentment is never complacency. Man in nature is indeed insatiable but with contentment, the insatiable desires of man can be controlled. Most of the crimes committed on earth are from persons whose desire to acquire more engages in all kinds of irregularities, yet unsatisfied in the end.
If you can recall that Java products were once the most desired products, then you should be able to understand that time passes and things change. What is cherished today as a priceless gem can be worthless hereafter
Yes, we want to have a good life, a life free from poverty and suffering and it is right if we do everything within our power to achieve this, but while doing so we should endeavor to accept what we have while working towards what we desire.
No living creature is naturally greedy, except the fear of want - or in the case of human beings, from vanity, the notion that you're better than people if you can display more superfluous property than they can. - Author: Thomas More
Just like I said in the beginning, contentment is not complacency nor does it interpret laziness. Do not compete with anybody, and desire not what you cannot afford.