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Bringing Selfish Back

HenryAgincourt Wrote: Sep 17, 2012 3:04 PM
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Has Told Paul Ryan to Stop Distorting Church Teachings to Justify This Immoral Budget! The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops sent a letter to Congressional leaders stating that “a just framework for future budgets cannot rely on disproportionate cuts in essential services to the poor; it requires shared sacrifice by all.” John Gehring, Catholic Outreach Coordinator stated, “This budget turns centuries of Catholic social teaching on its head. Catholic leaders and the faithful are tired of faith being misused to bless an immoral agenda.” Jesus said, Matthew 25:40, “Truly whatever you do for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you do to ME"
wmou Wrote: Sep 18, 2012 7:58 AM
Next time I see a poor person, I'm going to take the wallet from some passerby and give the cash to the person in need. I'll feel good about being so charitable.

Liberal facing God on Judgement day. Why did you not give to the poor? I did, I paid my taxes(after taking every deduction) and voted for those who supported welfare programs.
Step aside, Justin Timberlake. Let’s bring selfish back, y’all!

Last week, I wrote that if you are a Christian, you must embrace Ayn Rand’s economic philosophy (capitalism). Today, I will explore this further.

To recap, philosophers who came before Christ (think Aristotle), philosophers who rejected Christ (think Rand) and philosophers who accepted Christ (think Thomas Aquinas) concur that human laws must stem from natural law, which stems from reason. Said differently, all rational thinkers embrace natural law. Capitalism is the most rational political system and therefore the best political expression of natural law, so rational Christians...