The World is Turning Upside Down

So we have atheist economists preaching suppression of covetousness:

http://reason.com/archives/2014/04/26/living-with-inequality

“That’s why I propose the creation of the Tenth Commandment Club. The tenth commandment—”You shall not covet”—is a foundation of social peace. The Nobel Laureate economist Vernon Smith noted the tenth commandment along with the eighth (you shall not steal) in his Nobel toast, saying that they “provide the property right foundations for markets, and warned that petty distributional jealousy must not be allowed to destroy” those foundations. If academics, pundits, and columnists would avowedly reject covetousness, would openly reject comparisons between the average (extremely fortunate) American and the average billionaire, would mock people who claimed that frugal billionaires are a systematic threat to modern life, then soon our time could be spent discussing policy issues that really matter.”

Meanwhile, religious leaders are advocating covetousness:

http://www.truthrevolt.org/news/pope-francis-inequality-root-social-evil

“Inequality is the root of social evil.”

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