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Christianity is Compatible with Ayn Rand

LawEconUSMC Wrote: Sep 10, 2012 9:04 PM
She speakss of the right of thee individual to control their creative impulses, the product of thosse impulses, and honrs the individuals right to benefit economically from those products. She points out that regulation, narcissim of lesser beings (creatively speaking) the natural impulse of beauracrcies to grow and seek more and more control over our lives will stifle the creative and productive impulses of the elites. Say what you want about the working man, but if industries were not created there would be no working man. Industries aare created by risk taking and creativety. The economy is created by elites and run by their lesser varients. Kill off the ability of elites to control what they create and they stop creating.

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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