Archive for the 'Consumerism' Category

Invisible Hand

Monday, December 7th, 2020

If we’re going to reflect upon the promises and pitfalls of Capitalism in light of the Gospel, we’re going to have distinguish the Hand of God from the Invisible Hand. To distill and paraphrase Catholic Social Teaching recently renewed in the words of Pope Francis, society must not serve markets, markets must serve the common […]

Like A Dog On A Leash

Friday, November 25th, 2011

Speak Anthony! Anthony, roll over… roll over! Sit! Stay!… Good boy. Now, wait in this line for two hours. It’s Black Friday and I’m feeling like a dog on a corporate leash. Keep in mind, I am here blogging and sipping on coffee, and watching HGTV, but I feel the call of the pied piper […]