Madsen Bashes The Bishop
Archbishop of Canterbury's views on City capitalism veer close to populist sloganeering
Capitalism has lifted more people from poverty and hunger than any other force in history, including religion, says Madsen Pirie....
But then the Bish is preaches that we should share what we have without any thought as creating stuff to share. Harvest festivals used to be thankful occasions reminding us of how man's efforts brought forth the Earth's bounty for our use. Now they are just guiltfests because the act of creating wealth is naughty. As the Blessed St Margaret said; “No one would remember the Good Samaritan if he'd only had good intentions - he had money too”