It's important that the fundamental teachings of Buddhism include interconnectedness. We call it "dependent origination." Buddhist economics is in contrast to modern economics. Profit maximization, maximum margin, and desire are not in conformity with the Buddhist principles, so Schumacher brought up the importance of interrelatedness, non-self, minimizing suffering, and maximizing the well-being of all. So that Buddhist economics notion is still being studied by many practitioners around the world. So, in order to overcome poverty, we should prioritize education, children's well-being, and now-survivable children in many countries.
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