[–] jesus_is_lord 0 points 7 points (+7|-0) ago 

usury = interest, not "unreasonably high interest"

[–] Buzzzard 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

For 1500 years, the Roman Catholic church forbade western Christians from lending money at interest--any interest rate. There are several Church philosophers (like Thomas Aquinas) who wrote brilliantly of the profound evil or letting money breed money.

[–] jesus_is_lord 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

so what happened after the 1500yrs and why?

[–] 7e62ce85 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

And how in hindsight did it turn out to hand the economy to the Jews?

Fucking Christfags.

[–] Darius256 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

Usury does mean only unreasonably high interest, by definition.
Some people think the word means charging any interest, but that is incorrect.
Whether you think that interest-bearing loans are a good thing or not, and what the appropriate rate should be, are separate issues.

[–] jesus_is_lord 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

Some people think the word means charging any interest, but that is incorrect.

it is correct according to the Bible and early definitions,

it seems it was redefined to suit the bankers

[–] culturalrealism 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

"And what do you think of usury?"

Cato replied, "What do you think of murder?"

[–] jewish_nigger_faggot 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

Usury itself is a symptom of the problem. The problem being that only Jews can loan money for interest (legally).

[–] ChiComs 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

Democrats put limits on credit card usury some years, but other times in history raise it to the roof because "not enough black people get can get real credit cards".

I dont know which VISA in usa has highest annual percent fee but I am sure its over double the old cap limit.

goddamned democrats ruining everything to let a negro have a high percent low max credit line credit card.

[–] theangstofmen 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

I will hardly ever do this but I just hit /new and your post was right up there. Your post would be a great addition to the crap sub of /lexicon.

[–] Garbalon 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

Interest has nothing to do with it - usury is the loan of money for a non productive purpose, like dining out.

A loan at interest for purchase of raw materials for manufacture is not usury.

[–] 7e62ce85 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

Stop being a white nigger.

If you can't own your own actions just die like the human animal you act like you are.

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[–] Garbalon 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

Perhaps you meant 'annually'.

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