Note: At yesterday’s worship service at Epiphany Episcopal Church, Laurens, SC, following my sermon on forgiveness (September 17, 2017: the kingdom of heaven may be compared to…except when it can’t! 427 more words
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There is no higher development without other being thrust down into the depths. The mineral, plant and animal kingdoms were thrust down in this way. Whoever develops himself upwards, takes upon himself a tremendous responsibility, that is the great tragedy; the corollary of every saint is that a great number of beings are thrust down. 99 more words
“It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own self-interest. 106 more words
Or was he merely a hypothesis?
Adam Smith, renowned as the father of modern Economics, has a monumental place in history. After all, one only has to open any Economics textbook, to come across his pioneered concepts such as the (metaphorical yet very present) … 496 more words