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Corporate Greed Is Chief Culprit of Unemployment

If you're at all familiar with Jesus of Nazareth and his teachings, you would know that of all the human vices there are none received more attention than greed.

Greed is not just a 21st century vice.  It's linked to the first sin ever committed---the desire for more than what is necessary (Genesis 3).

Consider the following questions:

Would we be in such a mess if corporate greed was not a plague among?  Would we be in such a mess if our nations wealth didn't go to just 5% of our nation's population?  Would we be in such a mess if greed didn't become the god of so many?

Here Jesus of Nazareth:

Then Jesus said to them, "Be careful and guard against all kinds of greed. Life is not measured by how much one owns." (Luke 12:14, New Century Version)

The reason Jesus says guard against "all kinds of greed" is because greed brings out the worst in us. 

So, why does unemployment continue to rise while Wall Street seems to be rebounding?read rest of article...

Yes, corporate greed is the problem.  We need to root it out and create jobs for the umemployed.

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