Are economic systems part of a reality outside ourselves that can be studied and known or are they just reflections of our moral intuitions about the way things should be? What are the intellectual roadblocks that prevent us from thinking clearly about economics?

Dr. Jay Richards, Assistant Research Professor of Business & Economics at Catholic University of America, describes the four main myths that inhibit a clear understanding of economics in his talk “Myths Christians Believe About Wealth and Poverty.” Dr. Richards’ talk was sponsored by the Business Dept. at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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