The Nirvana Myth - Economics, Capitalism and Being Realistic
When we ask whether we can build a just society, we need to keep the question nailed to solid ground: "just" compared to what? It doesn't do anyone any good to tear down a society that is "unjust" compared to the Kingdom of God, if that society is more just than any of the ones that will replace it. If you compare capitalism with the live alternatives, however, capitalism wins hands down."--Jay Richards
Last night was the state of the union and of course economics came up. But we need to be realistic. There is a tension we need to acknowledge between what is and what could be...and then what is actually feasible.
For more, see Money, Greed, and God by Jay Richards