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Tuesday, December 03, 2013

Further Thoughts About Capitalism And Socialism

Socialism is a materialistic, atheistic, secular religion.  Capitalism is one manifestation of individual liberty and moral responsibility that derives both from the philosophical insights of Plato and Aristotle, and from the revelations of Hebrew Biblical prophets and Jesus Christ, carried forward in our Judeo-Christian moral teachings.