The approaches to Interacting for Benefit are about styles of social behaviour and inter-personal mindsets, not about human existence. The desired personal benefit may be direct or indirect via improving the communal context. Focusing on the everyday handling of ourselves comes more naturally than pondering existential issues. Still, there is a superficial similarity and a potential for confusion with Primal Quests.
TOP Note: This topic assumes familiarity with both Frameworks— & .
personally prosper in society. The two ethical choice approaches that create the are:is ethical in nature, despite being egocentric. It is about reconciling two somewhat conflicting ethical obligations in order to
i.e. the obligation to rely on yourself and strengthen yourself,
Four of the derived mentalities—Power-L2, Community-L4, Kinship-L5, & Reality-L7—are primarily about ensuring well-being. So it is not surprising that their affirmation and activation is given much attention. They do look superficially like , but they are not even resonant.
Differences between the two Frameworks are shown in this Table:
|THEE Form||Root Typology||Subsidiary Typology|
|Twin Functions||Maintaining sufficient equilibrium and immersion within reality.||Ensuring well-being and productivity in your society.|
|Orientation||To humanity, present & future.||To yourself and your society.|
|Application||To endeavours broadly; but may become relatively inactive.||To every social interaction, and never inactive.|
|Benefit||Life-centric: About the purpose of your life: getting life right and being happy.||Egocentric: About getting immediate benefits from specific interactions.|
Kinship centredness-L5 has no obvious strong association with any . Power centredness-L2 suggests an association with , while might seem to exclude , but would easily accord with several of the others (e.g. or ). suggests an association with , but its orientation is rather different, being focused on the immediate practical handling of situations and relationships.
decision-making will also be relevant.)is an interesting case. There are obedience-oriented organizations, like the military and church, that may attract . However, obedience at work in most organizations is far more likely to be about cooperation ( ), contractual requirement ( ), or fear of consequences ( ). (Style of
Of the three mentalities that are primarily about productivity,associations are even less obvious. individuals often seem to take - seriously, but others are certainly possible, e.g. many entrepreneurs surely seek , and some are even on a . in some cases is superficially similar to .
has the drive, passion and obedience that could suggest a like , , or —except that are not associated with that sort of inflammatory passion: they seem to run deeper.
► Look at the practicalities of the Quests.
Originally Posted: 15-Jun-2012