Bad Arguments Against Christian Socialism

  1. Socialism takes the joy, charity, and humanity out of helping the poor.
  2. Socialism often confuses its way to help the poor with the way to help the poor.
  3. Socialism overlooks the world’s complexities, offering simple noble-sounding solutions that often inflict unexpected harm.
  4. Socialism tends to reduce humans to homo economicus, elevating the government to God status.
  5. Without God, we lose the transcendent moral reference point we need to make an accurate and humble assessment of our own moral powers—or lack thereof.

Poverty and Charity

Data source: OECD

What Socialism, Which Complexity?

Socialism and Human Nature

Conclusion

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