4.19, From saving to investment

From production to saving to investment in moral prosperity. He who produces virtue has something precious and unearthly. Earthly goods, while able to be stored and saved, are subject to corruption and even conquest. Earthly goods, in addition, are subject to loss when invested. This does not mean it is not worth storing securely earthly …

Investment and virtue

It is one of our fundamental principles that the moral makes possible any real and lasting material production. We think it, in the time of investment, counting produce. We aim at that which will produce morally and materially. Investment is sagacious sacrifice. Investment necessarily requires the choosing of some wants over others. Those that are …

The notion of profit explained

Profit is the signal to the one investing effort and labor that his effort and labor are worth it. Remember, it is entirely possible for both parties to a trade to profit. Both can engage in labor and production and value what they get more than what they give up. This is profit. The very …