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Fear of having less

A behavioral economics study showed that when monkeys were given an apple they were perfectly content, but when given two and then having one taken away they freaked out.

Humans aren’t much different in our aversion to loss, and relative inability to appreciate what we have. Evolved beings tend to do the latter.

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