TRANSCENDENCE: Finding Fulfillment Beyond Ourselves

The Next Big Idea

By The Next Big Idea Club / Wondery

TRANSCENDENCE: Finding Fulfillment Beyond Ourselves

Tuesday, 25 August

You may have heard about Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, which sees human development as a sort of a pyramid, with survival needs at the bottom, social and emotional needs in the middle, and “self-actualization” at the top. Psychologist Scott Barry Kaufman thinks we can do better. Instead of striving to become our best selves, we can strive to connect with the world beyond ourselves — to truly transcend.

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