Моральная уязвимость рыночной системы

ЛОНДОН – Кажется, сегодня капитализму нет явной альтернативы, тем не менее, многие настроены против рынка, что хорошо выражено, например, в моралистическом противодействии глобализму. Поскольку ни одна из социальных систем не может долго существовать без моральной основы, вопросы, которые поднимают антиглобалисты, очень насущны и становятся все актуальнее в разгар текущего экономического кризиса.

Нельзя отрицать некоторые моральные ценности, присущие рынку. В конце концов, мы связываем моральные ценности с действиями, а также с их результатами, или, как говорится, «цель не оправдывает средства». С моральной точки зрения лучше, когда товары на наш рынок поставляют свободные рабочие, а не рабы, и когда мы можем сами выбирать товары, а не зависеть от их выбора государством. Тот факт, что рыночная система более эффективна, чем любая другая система в создании благосостояния и удовлетворения нужд является дополнительным бонусом.

Моральная критика рынка в основном основывается на его тенденции содействовать морально несовершенным принципам, отдавать преимущественное право мотивам, имеющим дурной характер, а также способствовать нежелательным результатам. Кроме того, капитализму не хватает справедливости.

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