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The Needs Table

The Needs Table has been compiled by the Chilean Economist in a book “The Barefoot Economist” and it details the necessities for a functional society. I have made a copy of The Needs Table and categorised the satisfiers.
I am constantly perplexed with the lack of  consideration to the actions of people in their daily lives, where they fail to question the validity of them. As life gets more complicated so the stress levels rise. Of course the most important can be made in the “Economy”. Upon analysing the word then observing the outcome, I have come to the conclusion that it is really an UN-Economy.
The Needs Table has been compiled by the Chilean Economist in a book “The Barefoot Economist” and it details the necessities for a functional society. I have made a copy of The Needs Table and categorised the satisfiers.
I am constantly perplexed with the lack of  consideration to the actions of people in their daily lives, where they fail to question the validity of them. As life gets more complicated so the stress levels rise. An example is observed in the word: “Economy”. Upon analysing the word, then observing the outcome, I have come to the conclusion that the correct label is the UN-Economy.
Fundamental
Human Needs
Being
(qualities)
Having
(things)
Doing
(Actions
)
Interacting
(settings)
Subsistence physical and mental health food, shelter work feed, clothe, rest, work living environment, social settings
Protection care adaptability autonomy social security, health systems, work co-operate, plan, take care of, help social environment, dwelling
Affection respect, sense of humour generosity, sensuality friendships, family relationships with nature share, take care of, make love, express emotions privacy, intimate spaces of togetherness
Understanding critical capacity, curiosity, intuition literature, teachers, policies, educational analyse, study, meditate, investigate schools, families, universities, communities
Participation receptiveness, dedication, sense of humour responsibilities, duties, work, rights co-operate, dissent, express opinions associations, parties, churches, neighbourhoods
Leisure imagination, tranquillity spontaneity games, parties, peace of mind day-dream, remember relax. have fun landscapes, intimate spaces, places to be alone
Creation imagination, boldness inventiveness, curiosity abilities, skills, work, techniques invent, build, design, work, compose, interpret spaces for expression, workshops, audiences
Identity sense of belonging, self-esteem consistency language, religion, work, customs, values, norms get to know oneself, grow, commit oneself places one belongs to everyday settings
Freedom autonomy, passion, self- esteem, open- mindedness equal rights equal rights dissent, choose, run risks, develop awareness anywhere
  1. Pseudo Satisfiers:- don’t really satisfy the needs
  2. Inhibiting Satisfiers:- while satisfying certain needs they actually hinder others
  3. Singular Satisfiers:- only satisfy one need
  4. Synergic Satisfiers:- satisfies multiple needs with a single action.
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