And welfare is no replacement for love. This video by the Acton Institute about Christian stewardship and government welfare makes a strong case against the latter. It helps explain why it is not obviously un-Christian to oppose more than a safety net welfare state and why individual acts of caritas are the only real answers to human spiritual pain:
Nadia Lopez didn't think anybody cared about her middle school. Then Humans of New York told her story to the Internet—and everything changed.