The everything which should be as free as possible from government intrusion.of is about people going about their lives and seeking to meet their needs by interacting with others. So it includes the private sector and civil society—
We started withat , reached at last at , and we now finally reach at .
The vast majority of personal needs can be best handled by leaving it up to individuals, who should know themselves far better than anyone else can. Each can then associate and transact freely with others using their personal preferences and judgements.
There is a particular human need to engage effectively with society, which occupies a special place in communalist mode.by virtue of its link to the
It seems as if the corrosive behaviours of, that imperil the meeting of needs, are aided by the absence of a direct path between and .
In any case, no-one can wholly opt-out of Handling Political Tensions.: as explained later in detail in
are met within communities and other social settings. Any (e.g. clean air, safe travel) reflects a , and any (e.g. clothing, shelter, work) is also a general .
There is no personal need that lacks some community relevance, or a purely social need utterly disconnected from the needs of particular individuals.
This Centre is therefore balanced.
Individuals are naturally diverse in their needs as well as their interests, and they form groups with common values and goals. There can be reasonable disagreements within any community about: •priorities amongst needs, & •how needs may best be met—based on:
These should be resolved withlike and i.e. the give-and-take of living together on a daily basis.
are not primarily met within society (in the sense of the nation-state): they are met locally in neighbourhoods, districts and small communities. Groups may have little representation in any community. So interests are pursued by groups within society and severe conflict can emerge locally or more widely whenever the battle for intrudes. This takes us back to where we started at i.e. the is an inescapable challenge for everyone.
Power gravitates to wherever it can have maximum impact: and this is commonly at the societal-governmental level. Arrangements for the whole of society may bring benefits or cause harm at the local level, because they can never be sensitive to the particular circumstances of specific districts or towns.
Bottom-line: a local community (or a community of shared values) is the only arena within which most people can get their needs met. This was the message of the Communalist mode. Also see: political organization in different sized territories.
Look at influences linked to human needs,
With this Topic, the conversion of a trajectory of into a hierarchy of will be complete.
Continue to a review of the full picture.
Originally posted: July 2009; Last updated: 12 June 2014.