Part of the reason it's "harder for a rich man to enter the Kin-dom of God, then for a camel to go through the eye of a needle," is the illusion created by control.
The reality of gift, interdependence, and frailty are kept at bay by the power to control nature, and to imagine a guaranteed future security based on hard work and fiscal responsibility.
The fantasy of the self-made man is a socially infectious mental disease that blinds the soul and distorts one's humanity.
Picture the desire to guarantee safety by building a bigger bomb. But where does safety really come from?