No need to be obsessed with economic development
“One may claim proprietorship to as much wealth as required to maintain body and soul together, but one who desires proprietorship over more than that must be considered a thief, and he deserves to be punished by the laws of nature.” (Bhag. 7.14.8) Of course, we need to be maintained in eating, sleeping, mating and defending (ahara-nidra-bhaya-maithuna), but since the Supreme Lord, the Personality of Godhead, has provided these necessities of life for the birds and bees, why not for mankind? There is no need for economic development; everything is provided. Therefore one should understand that everything belongs to Krishna, and with this idea, one may take prasada.
Srimad Bhagavatam 8.1.10 purport
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Hare Krishna chaitany ji
Since the eating is allowed, food is required, someone has to produce, someone has to sell then one should have money to buy it.
So how to get money? Then this worldly knowledge will come into picture.
(This analogy can be extended to other basic needs too “clothes” and ” house”)
A very few can adopt brahmcharya & can join ISKCON or any
So how can we do away with the development?
I have answered here: