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Christianity is Compatible with Ayn Rand

Blandernr1001 Wrote: Sep 10, 2012 4:38 PM
Perhaps. Early man created a belief in god in an attempt to explain the nature of things...remember this was before scientific inquiry was developed. God and religion were later used as a form of social control.

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.

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