Tag: Fr. Levine

Aug 2020

Last Sunday I commented that privilege of birth (and lack thereof) involves an extraordinary coincidence of countless accidents; each one of us, individually and impersonally, from the perspective of all created causality, is most improbable. For the atheist this thought is intolerable evidence of the utter meaningless of human life, for the believer it is like a kiss of divine love. The perspective of divine providence, however, introduces a new perspective on privilege, together with one great equalizer. The worldly perspective of privilege prioritizes such things as economic and social standing. Since......

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June 26, 2020

The nobility of work

Last Sunday, I introduced the subject of work and economic organization. Work, rather than consumption should be central to economic organization; work is not just a matter of income and making a living; work, especially...