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Few things are more dangerous
than Good Intentions
This is not a book of theological answers. It is the work of an economist and a religion journalist who have little interest in making decisions for other people. Instead they attempt to couple some basic Christian principles with standard economic tools to make sense of nine hot-button issues that affect us all.
We often struggle to answer the question: What is the right thing to do here?
Good Intentions suggests that it is possible to do good in economic matters if we begin with the right assumptions (and begins to ask the right questions):
-Is greed ever good?
-How can we give poor kids a million bucks?
-How did Ben and Jerry get so rich?
-Is capitalism ruining the environment?
-Do immigrants take American jobs?
Our actions can produce outcomes that reflect what we value.
This is a great book for someone who wants to understand why the world works the way it does. It is from an economists point of view and may not be right on, but it will give you... Read morePublished 21 months ago by calvin moe
I think this book was a pretty good book to read for a school class. It made some very good points and opened my eyes to problems that we are having today in the economy that we... Read morePublished on June 9, 2011 by S. Joiner