by Eugen Drewermann and Iring Fetscher
Only faith (as in a religion), the “invisible hand,” the “law” of the “free” market can judge everything. State interventions can only be annoying. The market itself is allegedly “social”. Everyone acts according to his advantage. The system is not social but lives from the creation of permanent and growing injustice. “Needs” can be produced completely irrationally. Goods are both material and “positional” (Iring Fetscher).
Francis said: “Jesus wants to say to every one : Courage, Open your heart to my love.” The universal had to become particular in Israel and then in Jesus. That is the scandal of particularity. God’s hand is always open. We must be wounded to be healed! (Dorothee Soelle, author of The Arms Race Kills Even Without War).