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Lonely at the top no more

Lonely at the top no more

Towards the end of his life the American psychologist Abraham Maslow revisited the theory that had made him so very famous. In the ‘Hierarchy of Needs’ (1943) Maslow taught us, that we – as individuals and as civilisation – would climb various stages until we finally reach what he called ‘self-actualization’. On this elevated and...
The future ages nicely

The future ages nicely

  As 2008 is coming to an end, we are saying Good Bye to the promises of a prosperous future and – once again – Hello to uncertainty. Our world has been filled to the brim with artefacts and architecture celebrating the euphoria of a new millennium but often they speak the language of a...