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Christianity is Compatible with Ayn Rand

Ohso2 Wrote: Sep 10, 2012 10:12 AM
"If it is rational for Rand to believe (without proof) that God does not exist, it is also rational for a Christian to believe that God exists" KK "If there were no God, there would be no Atheists" Chesterton Rand worshipers are a strange lot at best - The 'hero' of the Fountainhead Rapes his gal-pal, and Ayn is OK With that John Gault is a Myth like the jolly green giant, and Few 'randies' can handle anyone actually resembling the 'ideal' they push (I admire Chesterton) In the End Atheism is the Ultimate Intellectual Embarrassment - To Actually Claim that Absolutely Everything - Came from Absolutely Nothing Shows only a irrational fear of the Real Questions Although Eternity and Infinity can be a little daunting to the rest of us

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...