Problem

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
Nature:
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
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 15: Life on LandGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
Date of last update
18.02.1997 – 00:00 CET