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Maslow's hierarchy of human needs   

Human needs can be ordered in a hierarchy from lower to higher, as follows: physiological, safety,  belongingness, esteem and self-actualization. To activate a higher level of needs it is necessary that the lower needs have been reasonably satisfied ...

Maslow’s pyramid imply in its chronology that needs are satisfied in the right succession, and that it happens more or less undisturbed. The line of thoughts is growth oriented and does not pay attention to the constant and confusing impulses, by which a modern is surrounded ...

After years of studying I have come to the conclusion that the meaning of life is included in the circle shown to the right. Some will accuse me of being materialistic, but they don't understand the essence. No one is able to live in an empty space and without fulfilment of needs like food and safety, and at the same time look upon the world objectively.

In the poor part of the world millions of people live beyond the poverty line in big cities. Very often it's a vicious circle because they live in the streets breathing the polluted air and catching all kinds of diseases. They do not live decently...

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The interlacing branches of the figure Figure_copy(1).gif (9726 byte)

The figure has to legs or branches, that entangles in a wattle. One leg is the material part of the culture, and the other leg is the mental part. The interference from deus ex machine, which is postulated, may be a consequence of, that man from the very beginning was a rather vulnerable human being. You could speak of a divine experiment, where is has been necessary for the survival of this peculiar creature, homo sapiens, to build temples to let individuals worship something supernatural. As a consequence man build houses or huts around the temples and gain stability by sharing a house and also creates a fundament of growth.

... The existence of God as an independent being, which is not a human innate vigour, remains a postulate from me. It may be difficult, if not impossible, to understand or accept the figure without at the same time to accept the existence of a divine creature, or what you choose to call it. This creature constitute the second leg or branch in the figure, while the first human beings (homo sapiens) constitute the first leg or branch...

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The line of thought in the figure

The line of thought in the figure is that one level has to be finished, before a new begins. In the material world you must eat your fill, before you are able to think long-range. It is boring to weed to make utility plants grow. It’ easier to go fishing or hunting, when you are hungry. We assume that man knows how to build a fire. A more long-range understanding is achieved, when you learn that it pays to cultivate the earth and stay at the same place for years. There’s more room for fellowship and community. Individuals are not left to coincidence, including incidentally passion and feelings. The possibility of organization increases in that way...

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