There's a lot of platitude around reduction of suffering, alongside some strange rhetoric about the benefits of colonialism. I also laugh every time the Catholic Church preaches anti-materialist values, given it's massive and ostentatious wealth.
There's some good stuff about the dangers of unbridled growth though.
there are some gems in there that can encourage one to think of what they are doing, building for etc. what specific goals is one after and so forth. but nonetheless its not going to be a life changing document, just something to use as a passing citation in a newsletter that I run for a co-op I co-own.
That’s going on my resume.
> Self-development, however, is not left up to man's option. Just as the whole of creation is ordered toward its Creator, so too the rational creature should of his own accord direct his life to God, the first truth and the highest good. Thus human self-fulfillment may be said to sum up our obligations.