Originally Posted By: yoyo52
I find it miraculous that the Bible is a booster of capitalism, especially since capitalism wasn't invented until 1776--no, not the American Revolution, but the date of publication of Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations. I guess that's what makes the Bible so mystical. The writers definitely knew what was a-coming.

Hasn't capitalism been around since the ...oh.. 1500s?
Mercantilism is a form of capitalism. Or are you referring to free market?

A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.