The Fundamental Four

Exploring the deepest motivational drives

Sandeep Gautam is a software developer and psychology enthusiast.


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About The Fundamental Four

The Fundamental Four is the lens through which I see psychology.The 4 basic problems faced by all evolving creatures, as per Theodore Millon are those of Survival (Pain/Pleasure), Adaptation(Passive/Active), Replication(Self/Other) & Abstraction(Broad/Narrow).Based on above, the 4 basic drives are, Food/Foe;  Flourishing;  Family &  Focus drives.

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Let It Go!

It can take a radical reboot to get past old hurts and injustices.

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