Tag: Privilege of birth: Atheism vs. Divine Providence


07
Aug 2020

Last Sunday, I pointed out that there will be some who enter into this life in a more privileged condition, whether as regards health, or wealth, or access to education, or nationality, or social standing, or any other factor that bears upon the goods of this world. I suggested that this was not inherently bad, even if sometimes there is some past injustice that will be involved. Indeed, that past injustice cannot automatically be regarded as the decisive factor. Suppose a man acquires vast wealth through unjust means and then passes that......

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