Meeting Basic Needs and Building Social Connections: The Importance of Maslow's Hierarchy
This article is a summary of a YouTube video "AULA 10 07 2023 PIRAMIDE DAS NECESSIDADES DE MASLOW" by Prof Eduardo Verdi
TLDR Meeting basic needs, social connections, and helping others in extreme need are crucial for human well-being and fulfillment.
Maslow's Theory hierarchy of needs explains human behavior through five levels of needs, starting with physiological needs like food and water, which not everyone has access to.
Everyone needs rest, shelter, clothing, healthcare, and a stable environment to maintain their well-being.
The pyramid of needs narrows down to the need for security, but in practice, financial security is lacking for those with lower incomes who may take 15 to 24 months to find a new job earning half of what they previously earned.
The speaker discusses the flaws in the SUS system due to human error and emphasizes the importance of social needs, such as friendship, for individuals.