Originally posted by divegeester
How do you envisage this utopia of sharing coming into being?
When people like you finally recognize that capitalism is the handiwork of the devil, endless possibilities open up.
But you don't need to look far to see a ready made template for the Kingdom in action. I'm sure you've heard me talk on this forum about the Hutterites before. They're an Anabaptist sect similar to the Amish, but they practice a complete community of goods, as they believe the bible instructs them to do (Acts 2:43-47, Acts 4:32-37).
They have no private property and a very egalitarian society (within the limitations of rigid gender roles). While they're far from perfect, there is no crime, no war, and no poverty. There are about 42,000 Hutterites, spread among 483 colonies throughout the western US and Canada. If it is possible for anyone to be "god's chosen people", I believe they are it.