Lecture 7 - the vision of sulak sivaraksa. Talked of buddhist economics; socialist economics gives the state too much power and capitalism(?) makes the rich richer and poor poorer: we really need buddhist economics. If we are to be poor, we must be poor together, poor but generous, share our labour, share our thought, share our generousity. Political and economic awareness required in order to realise the exploitative qualities of capitalist economics. Apparently in all of buddhist history not a single holy war was fought Completed his undergrad in wales and his law degree in england. Returned to thailand in 1961 and founded the social science review (sankhomsat parithat), which was quickly recognized as one of the top thai intellectual journals of its day. Opened an international bookstore in bangkok in the early 1960s: bookstore and journal publications largely about informing the public, particularly the youth, so that they were aware of these concepts.