Friday, November 13, 2009

Psalm 19:4b-5


God has made a home in the heavens for the sun.
It bursts forth like a radiant bridegroom after his wedding.
      It rejoices like a great athlete eager to run the race.

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Morality and Economics

Nobel laureate Paul Krugman:

F.D.R. said in his second inaugural address — “We have always known that heedless self-interest was bad morals; we know now that it is bad economics” — has never rung truer.

And right now happens to be one of those times when the converse is also true, and good morals are good economics. Helping the neediest in a time of crisis, through expanded health and unemployment benefits, is the morally right thing to do; it’s also a far more effective form of economic stimulus than cutting the capital gains tax.

Read the full editorial here.