"Let us imagine that one day all the inhabitants of the world would assemble to put into effect this sharing of all goods; and that in fact each person, granted that the world is very big, received an exactly equal portion of the wealth existing on earth.The site I grabbed this from has more - at Dawn Eden, where you will find the delightful blog of the woman who wrote The Thrill of the Chaste, a book about turning one's back on an over-sexualized society, and turning to spiritual fulfillment in Christ.
"Then what? That very evening one man might say, 'Today I worked hard: now I am going to take rest.' Another might state, 'I understand this sharing of goods well; so let’s drink and celebrate such an extraordinary happening.' On the other hand, another might say, 'Now I am going to set to work with a will so as to reap the greatest benefit I can from what I have received.' And so, starting on the next day, the first man would have only the amount given him; the second would have less, and the third would have increased his.
"Then what do we do? Start redistributing the wealth all over again?
I haven't been writing recently about my Catholic faith. My practice of it hasn't changed, but I have focused more lately on the worldly issues. Rest assured, I am still a practicing Catholic, whose practice include rosaries, church attendance, and reading that includes meditative and spiritual topics.