What we know as basic human needs come first in the form of food and shelter. Many of us believe in a certain hierarchy in that way. With security at the lower end, and self-fulfilment at the very top, it is easy to lose sight of the existence of other people (except when it comes to recognition).
Ever since primitive times, human beings have regarded themselves as being part of a group; a community. With trade, and the exchange of wealth, small communities have grown into complex networks like the ones we live in today. It is only fair to recognise the need for a sense of belonging, of contribution, and if you will, appreciation as being “basic”. With that, we understand that the power of appreciation and the ability to contribute, both, are needed to enhance that communal bond. They are needed to…
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