I don't see anything wrong with that. You've basically proven both of our points, I think. Religion teaches us that the material world is of low importance compared to the eternal. Saying that it is in god's hands is not only ultimately true, but also shows a certain lack of greed; if greedy people think they deserve the world, well, let them have it. As noted, it's only a fleeting thing anyway. Fighting for control of the world, even if it is ostensibly against the "greedy" is itself greedy and will always wind up turning into exactly what it was before. See: Animal Farm.
was done long ago.
"I'm not in this world to live up to your expectations and you're not in this world to live up to mine. "