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Profit `Not Satanic,' Barclays Says, After Goldman Invokes Jesus

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posted on Nov, 4 2009 @ 02:10 PM
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Profit `Not Satanic,' Barclays Says, After Goldman Invokes Jesus


www.bloomberg.com

Barclays Plc Chief Executive Officer John Varley stood at the wooden lectern in St. Martin-in-the- Fields on London’s Trafalgar Square last night and told the packed pews of the church that “profit is not satanic.”

Rewarding high- performing bankers with more pay doesn’t conflict with Christian values, he said. Varley was paid 1.08 million pounds ($1.77 million) and no bonus in 2008.

“Is Christianity and banking compatible? Yes,” he said in an interview after the speech in the 283-year-o
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posted on Nov, 4 2009 @ 02:10 PM
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“The injunction of Jesus to love others as ourselves is an endorsement of self-interest,” Goldman’s Griffiths said Oct. 20, his voice echoing around the gold-mosaic walls of St. Paul’s Cathedral


Read the entire article, some crazy things are being said.

The question is.... will it work?

I think many will just look at him with open arms and just believe him.

This is why religious people are the worst voters on the planet, bar none! Even worse than corrupt people.
Because corrupt people can be exposed, but religious people on the other hand aren't bad people, they are just too easily swayed.

www.bloomberg.com
(visit the link for the full news article)



posted on Nov, 4 2009 @ 02:49 PM
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“Is Christianity and banking compatible? Yes,” he said in an interview after the speech in the 283-year-o


Most British people don't give a crap what is and is not xtian, Christianity is steadily disseminating in the UK (thank god for that).

I wouldn't mind betting the speech was to placate a handful of unelected men in skirt with influence, and the occasional blue rinsers attending coffe mornings.


On the point of "Is banking and Christianity compatible?" Well the Vatican seem to be complying with the jesusyawhegods' banking morals so it must be so.



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