Sunday, May 02, 2010

John Paul the Great on Progress and the Modern World #4

However true it may be that man is destined for work and called to it, in the first place work is "for man" and not man "for work." ... [I]n the final analysis it is always man who is the purpose of the work, whatever work it is that is done by man--even if the common scale of values rates it as the merest "service," as the most monotonous, even the most alienating work.
- Laborem Exercens
(In recognition of yesterday being the Memorial of St. Joseph the Worker.)

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