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Minyon Woods Discussion Board Forum 2 Classical Economics Prof: Marlo C 09/12/18 Discussion Board Forum 2 Topic: Wealth A significant part of Adam Smith’s economic writings centered on the topic of wealth—in particular, the driving forces for attaining wealth. Smith was uncomfortable about the moral underpinnings that drive people to amass wealth. He was just as uncomfortable with the outcomes associated with the acquisition of wealth. Many people would call this a paradox. The Bible has many stories on the topic of wealth. a Your assignment for this forum is to study and research Deuteronomy 15:11: "There will always be poor people in the land. Therefore, I command you to be openhanded toward your brothers and toward the poor and needy in your land" (NIV). For your thread: In 1–2 paragraphs, describe the context (historical perspective of the verse) of this important

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