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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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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