Poignant, powerful, educational. Must see.
Robert Sirico completely nails it, when he describes the dark impulses behind the economics destroying America today: envy, sloth, pride.
The root problem in America is not political, economic, or social. The root problem is moral and spiritual. The root problem, is that we don’t love each other, and have suppressed who we are, and Whose we are.
The solution, is to recover those truths. The solution, is the Good News Jesus of Nazareth proclaimed and lived out. The solution, is something God freely offers you… if you will but receive it.
Free markets bring prosperity to free people. Those enslaved to their own passions do not understand how such things can be–they greedily grasp for what is not theirs, and end up impoverishing everyone around them.