When Jesus is asked to turn stone into bread
I think of how a lot of secularists deny emotional needs in favour of physical needs, the end result being either heathenism or emotional abuse.
When Jesus is asked to throw himself down from the temple
I think of how a lot of religious people deny their psychological needs in favour of their social needs, the end result being hypocrisy and deceit.
When Jesus is asked to worship God in return for all the glories of the world
I think of how many bible readers deny their spiritual needs in favour of their intellectual needs, the result being hatred and bitterness.