Needs are a silent form of motivation: cf. interests which are noisy. Needs reflect an absence that calls for creative and appropriate action. Recognition ofshould be intrinsic to .
So it is instructive to start by noting that
CL7-Needs have few channels of direct influence.
, amongst the elite powerful groups in society, occur using a rhetoric that barely conceals the lack of any real concern for the needs of the general public.
can exist without any concern for the needs of the people.
Neithernor have to pay direct attention to human needs. All engagement is indirect via or the .
See below how this indirect path can operate., has no direct links because cannot handle needs without activating either a or stirring members of the public to take ( ). This may activate in some.
The existence of Development of the society. Where there is disconnection, and government officials develop solutions that ignore or neglect the needs of the people, society is exposed to Devastation. Haiti is a good example of a country destroyed by its government., being the deepest rationale for government, does have a direct effect on When the influence is benign and positive, the result is
Cohesion; where it is a weak linkage, Dislocation develops.↔ : . Human needs and ways to meet them in social life become embedded over time in the culture. There is a mutual influence, because the shapes perceptions of , and must value principles for its own survival. Where linkage is strong, we have
Identification so that perception of activates a person's and the reverse occurs: can force awareness of unmet ). From there, some influence on personal or a confrontation with proposed are possible. When there is no connection between these two Centres, a callousness or cynicism develops and a potentially dangerous state of Alienation exists.↔ : . There is a necessary
The conversion of a trajectory ofinto a hierarchy of , is now complete.
Originally posted: July 2009; Last updated: 12 June 2014.