What is the proper end of a nation’s economy? Many if not most of us assume we know the answer to this question, but we’re rarely called on to articulate it. The answer matters because the only way you can properly judge whether a thing or system is doing its job effectively is if you know its telos, its final cause or purpose. The Catholic Church teaches (I over-simplify) that the economy creates wealth to be shared, not hoarded. Others tend to believe the economy doesn’t have a purpose as such but is something that simply is.
If the latter is

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