The Fundamental Four
Exploring the deepest motivational drives
So you're not a "10" in every which way. But you're probably pretty spectacular in some way, and definitely good enough in most areas of life. If ever there were a time to stop beating yourself up for being human, it is now.
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Sandeep Gautam is a software developer and science writer at The Mouse Trap.
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.