Category Archives: Psychology

Poor can think for themselves

I came across with a letter of S’bu Zikode who is the member of Abahlali baseMjondolo shack dwellers movement in South Africa.
This letter shows current most important problem humanity faces today. This is world-wide problem called apartheid between rich and poor, privileged and unprivileged. But I want to emphasize this problem from the psychological view.

Here is the excerpt of this letter which shows core of the problem: Continue reading

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Ideology rather than reason still guides the minds and actions of governments whose decisions affect the lives of all.Ideology

Source: Share-International

Basic human needs

The most known classification of human needs comes from psychologist Abraham Maslow. He divided them hierarchically ordered into five components:

  • physiological,
  • safety,
  • love/belonging,
  • esteem and
  • self-actualization.

According to the thread of my blog I will set out more specific needs of these five. Continue reading

Human nature

We are facing with financial crisis even with the free-market system as basis of the world economy. Economy should work with efficiency as defended by those who believed in free-market system. But it is not working.

So why does it not work? Continue reading