Friday, 27 April 2012
Numbers and percentages are human beings
Work is not only an obligation but also a fundamental right and capital and workers' interests should go hand in hand. The Encyclical was delivered at St. Peter's in Rome, the fifteenth day of May, 1891, during the fourteenth year of the office of Pope Leo XIII.
Rabid capitalism or rabid Marxism will not offer the solutions we need for a peaceful and prosperous coexistence of capital and workers because all they propose is a class war, a permanent state of confrontation that destroys lives.
Those who try to classify me as right wing or left wing don't know how wrong they are. They don't know how far away, how detached I am, from the ideas and ideologies that they criticize.