I think we’ve got this wants and needs gig confused. We separate them and the separation is illogical.
As humans, you know we always have this habit of elevating one thing over the other. It gives it more importance, makes it stately. Examples? A cell phone over a house phone. A bike over a car. A bag with a name brand over a bag with none. We constantly put things in competition.
We’ve done the same thing with wants and needs. We set them side by side and try to determine which one is more important. Then we create studies to bash one over the other. We expose one as a weakness and the other as something essential to human living. But, I’ve been wondering if it make sense to separate the two?
I’ve ‘learned’,wants are universal. At this point, i’m sure there can be a big argument over that…
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