Establishing Modern Concept of Wealth, Prompting Chinese Social Sustainable Development

Yanping Liu


The concept of wealth is people’s fundamental view on wealth and important content of human values, which may deeply influence people’s value choices and behaviors. Such problems that the high growth and low development caused after China’s opening and reforming, the faster the development is, the more the loss is. And richness causes new poverty at the same time, which actually is closely associated with wrong guidance of traditional concept of wealth. Confronted with the challenges of knowledge economy and the overall requirements of modernization, we must establish comprehensively modern concept of wealth, integrate really tangible material wealth with intangible non-material wealth, attach high importance to the creation of spiritual wealth and cultivate positively wealth quality which contains humanistic bent and social responsibility and thus prompt Chinese social sustainable development truly.

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