... of the Used, Abused, and Utterly Screwed Up.

A Secular Franciscan looks at the world... with a more jaundiced eye than ever... and lots of ellipses for you to fill in the missing text...
(with thanks to Thomas S. Klise for the title)

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

And this is why

I argue that today Christians can't be Capitalists - because the very Capitalism espoused below has become mainstream.

Profit with No (Real) Gain: “Why I’m Leaving Goldman Sachs”

"Many proponents of capitalism, particularly the libertarian/Ayn Rand (Ayn Rand, so far away)-kind, argue that self-interest is good morally and beneficial economically."
Ah, Ayn Rand, the pin-up girl (would she ever hate THAT description) of the newly liberated first and second-year university students! In our culture today, the earliest 'me' generation has become the purveyor of all that is evil about Capitalism...

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