“There are needs and common goods that cannot be satisfied by the market system. It is the task of the state and of all society to defend them. An idolatry of the market alone cannot do all that should be done.”
– Pope John Paul II
Perhaps it could be more appropriate to say that the markets have replaced the Church, rather than God Himself, in terms of human efforts to provide the general public with a sense of direction and personal prospect, and even a sense of purpose as well for this human existence.
With that, it may be worth consideration that if modern global trade alliances and world banking institutions now largely consider religion to be not more than an archaic and primitive means of utilizing and managing the masses as “human resources” to be implemented in service of the world’s “social elite”, they would and often openly do tend to consider themselves as viable, and even more refined & equipped candidates for such a role, as a “guiding light” & “moderating hand” in society, than religion.
Thanks for this….Most delightful post
Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:
You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change )
You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change )
You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change )
You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change )
Connecting to %s
Notify me of new comments via email.
Notify me of new posts via email.
Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.
Join 566 other followers
Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com.
Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.