Faith Alive!-No. 25 MARKET Jul-11-2005 (215 words) xxxe
Faith in the Marketplace
This Week's Discussion Point:
How do you define "human progress"? What is a contemporary sign of it?
Selected Responses From Readers:
"With each step ahead, there's a step sideways or back. For example, the Internet shows great progress, but it can be abused and misused. We must use all our gifts for the better. ... We must choose the better thing, which is not always the easiest thing." -- Sandy Hawekotte, Overland Park, Kan.
"If people become more and more aware of other people, nationalities and races, and are concerned about helping, that's real progress." -- Father Thomas Donnelly, MM, Kamuela, Hawaii
"We've been able to reach people throughout the world in a way we couldn't have without the progress of technology and science. For example, more food can be produced faster so it can be provided to those in less prosperous nations." -- Caroline Weltzer, Florence, Ky.
"The way I measure progress is if we, as a community, are becoming more Christ-like in the exercise of our free will." -- Curry Hagerty, Washington, D.C.
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