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“It is impossible to understand capitalism until one first distinguishes it from interventionism, the system with which it is often confused.  Capitalism is that economic system  in which people are encouraged to make voluntary exchanges within a system of rules that prohibit force, fraud and theft.  Interventionism, on the other hand, is that economic system in which powerful people alter the terms of trade in order to benefit some (including themselves, of course) at the expense of others.  The American economy is not a capitalist economy; it is an interventionist system.”

-A Biblical Economics Manifesto pg. 38