In today's world we have for the most part - a strict separation of production and consumption, which together constitute "the market". The incentive for a market economy is a division of labor. Some are good at organizing, others are good at doing various "jobs". The enterprising spirits who are good at organizing become producers or purveyors of commerce, meaning, distributors of things produced. The less enterprising who yet need some resources to survive contribute by selling their manual… Continue
I'll be reporting from the regular blog, but I tend to avoid personal recollections in the movement blog, and I think the community setting here is more appropriate for some of the more personal reactions. I'd like to take a jab at why I'm excited at attending this conference, which aims to update the social doctrine of the Catholic Church, 'in light of current social developments."
Report of the conference at the Vatican: Pursuing the Common Good: How Solidarity and Subsidiarity Can… Continue