Overemphasis on self-sufficiency with respect to interdependence

Experimental visualization of narrower problems
Other Names:
Non-participatory financial priorities
Self-centred business
Individualized trading patterns
Individualized marketing practices
Fragmented marketing practices
Individualistic land holding
Individualistic economic practices
Individualism as a restriction of effectiveness
An extreme emphasis on the importance of self-sufficiency causes the individual to underestimate his interdependence with others across the world. Education, welfare programmes, international relations and ethics all share this extreme position, blinding individual and social relations alike to the fact that interdependence is equally important as self-sufficiency.
Problem Type:
F: Fuzzy exceptional problems
Date of last update
18.02.1997 – 00:00 CET