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Basic Human Urges and Needs

This is an abbreviated segment from the course “The Mystique of Human Leadership” by Dr. James Beall

The Basic Human Urges

  • Self (Self preservation, self value, self-worth, self-esteem, and self-love)
  • Sex (Procreation, the creative urge, natural sublimation, the misdirected urge, and the desire for approval)
  • Society or The Herd (The blessing of the herd, peer pressure, and the dominance of the herd)


The Basic Psychological and Spiritual Needs of Mankind


  • The need to belong
  • The need for contribution
  • The need of approval
  • The need for reasonable security
  • The need for self-realization



About goatgirlbookworm

My name is Toni Clegg, and I was raised on a farm in the far north of the United States. I love to read and write and I hope to use those hobbies in a greater way in the days to come. One of my passions is using whatever influence I have to make a difference in the world.

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