13th May 2009

“Adam Smith argues that the free market works in religion as in everything else. Non-established clergy, who rely on the collection plate, show greater 'zeal' in proselytising 'the inferior ranks of people' than the established, salaried sort, who are more interested in sucking up to clerical bigwigs.”

The Economist

One Response to “13th May 2009”

  1. John Says:

    I call it “crying for dollars”. For a long time now as I have read the word “god” it registers in my mind as dollar. I the dollar we trust!