Money and monetary systems are not morally neutral!
How you spend your money and how governments spend your money is a reflection of your priorities. Will the stock market crash again? Should we invest in gold and silver?
Listen to hear what kind of philosophy our monetary system promotes and what you need to know about it.
Our guest today is Doug Jaden. Doug is an expert on monetary reform and co-leads the public policy group on monetary policy for the statesman project.
Some of you may remember a few years ago when a presidential candidate made a famous quote, “It’s the economy, stupid!” While some people might think that, if it were true, Obama would never have been elected to a second term.
Obviously, there’s a lot more that goes into what motivates people than just money. I have had the responsibility of working with some of these like-minded people. After being in the Missouri State Legislature for eight years, one gets the idea that money is the only essential element. Fortunately, I have been able to refresh myself with those who know better.
A few weeks ago, we were invited to a birthday party for a St. Louis legend, Harold Hendrick. Harold is best known for doing a radio program on Bott Radio Network called, “Encounter”. It is an honor to know a godly man who, for decades, has faithfully confronted the shifting culture with Christian principles.