Economics Of Mahavira ► 04 ► [04.15] Limitation of Individual Ownership and Personal Consumption - Numerous Principles of Limitation

Posted: 17.02.2006

One must put a limitation on the use of the means of transportation as well.

"Today, l will not make use of a vehicle more than a given limit". Put a limitation to travel. "Today I will I not go beyond the limit of one hundred kilometres."

Put a limit on the use of footwear. "I will not use shoes or chappals beyond a limit,"

If this awareness is created, it will result in a considerable amount of restraint and hence control over the wanton way in which energy and fuel are being wasted.


A person goes for some work requiring only ten steps from his home but loiters around the entire market and goes on wandering without any purpose, without any worthwhile objective.
Modern means have made the world such a small place that having started in the morning a person can go to any work to any corner of the country and come back in the evening.

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