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It is a unique concept, actually the only innovative idea in the Sinai revelation: Sins of the mind, the sin not of envying what someone else has but of craving it.
Therefore, hostile and depressive feelings in envy are respectively linked to the envying person's subjective belief that the envied person's advantage is unfair, and to the envying person's sense of inferiority.
Now clearly, if you spend all day envying billionaires, you are wasting much precious time in pointless dreaming.