Aquinas - I answer that To take usury for money lent is...

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“I answer that, To take usury for money lent is unjust in itself, because this is to sell what does not exist, and this evidently leads to inequality which is contrary to justice." Thomas Aquinas, Of the Sin of Usury from “The Summa Theoligica” page 368 line 62-64 I love this quote, because it’s almost like everyone in this book thinks usury is unjust or wrong and it really makes you think. What Mr. Aquinas is trying to say with this is quote in its most basic form is that it’s just unnatural to make something out of itself, there is no real trade. Also he is also trying to portray that there is no way that this would not create inequality, because logically thinking where does all the money lent and then some end back up? Right back into the lenders hand and there was no trade for any real object, only for what could be. From a business standpoint it is literally what the world and America was built on usury has allowed men and women for years make something out of nothing with loans. To be honest it is
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