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Charging Interest on Loans
Although I now have a credit score that I am very proud of, through hard work on my debts and simply being wise about new, bright and shiny, it was not that long ago that my financial situation was a horrid one. 1,050 more words
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‘Politics must not be subject to the economy, nor should the economy be subject to the dictates of an efficiency-driven paradigm of technocracy. Today, in view of the common good, there is urgent need for politics and economics to enter into a frank dialogue in the service of life, especially human life.
A good sovereign will decline to enforce usurious contracts, and will reserve the authority to – if prudentially necessary – punish those who attempt to craft usurious contracts… 52 more words
Usury, the charging of interest on loans, the incurring of debt. A sin, a violation of the law, an exploitation clearly discussed in the bible. I’ve long-held onto the idea that usury was wrong based on the bible alone, but never really understanding all the implications fully. 805 more words