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Christianity is Compatible with Ayn Rand

bbtruth Wrote: Sep 10, 2012 4:43 PM
Libertarians are not Objectivists. You confuse anarchy with objective justice, property rights, and individual rights. You, sir, might as well fly a communist flag in your front yard. Ayn Rand's most important revelation is that of the evils of collectivism and altruism versus the virtues of individual rights. Slavery vs. freedom. Force vs. choice.

Increasingly, priests and pastors are preaching that socialism (in the name of “social justice”) is Christ-like. In truth, capitalism, not socialism, reflects Christian values. I think Christians would be less likely to embrace socialism if they understood that the economic philosophy of Ayn Rand is compatible with Christianity.

‘Social Justice’ Evolves

In the Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle speaks of a general form of justice that encompasses all virtue. Describing general justice, Aristotle writes: “It is complete virtue and excellence in the fullest sense… It is complete because he who possesses it can make use of his virtue not only by himself but...