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Christianity is Compatible with Ayn Rand

Robert1260 Wrote: Sep 10, 2012 3:02 AM
Well said Southside. I would add that given the opportunity, there are some capitalists who unfettered would sell 1 toke of oxygen at the cost of all the money a dying lung cancer patient gasping for breath has left in the world.
Dean197 Wrote: Sep 10, 2012 9:16 AM
Some communists, too. Psychopathy isn't limited to a particular economic system.
true liberal Wrote: Sep 10, 2012 7:06 AM
We fall into the zero sum game way too often.

If there is a market for oxygen, a free market would deliver it to the man at the lowest possible prices.

Your scenario would happen only if government had taken an active role in delivering oxygen.

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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