The 'Social Justice' Trap

What is Social Justice?  Ask 10 people, get 10 different answers ranging from social responsibility, racial equality, and economic distributism to the ubiquitous "isms" of the 20th Century: Marxism-Leninism, Fabian Socialism, Maoism, Islamic Collectivism, and European Socialism that inspired the latest utopianism, Global Collectivist Society. In a relativist world where all ideas are thought to be created equal, any and all ideas that advanced the development of "the human being" in history are subject to reinterpretation and adulteration. Therein lies The "Social Justice" Trap."Social Justice" originates in the 19th Century writings of Italian Jesuit Luigi Taparelli who articulated the idea that free will is not the sole condition of the dignity[1] of man.  Rather, man's social existence (natural dependence) carries moral dimensions.  As such, one cannot equate "the good" with the pleasurable nor the useful; in fact,...(Read Full Article)

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