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Abraham Maslow's list of being values, and

meta motivations

 

Aliveness: process; not deadness; spontaneity; self regulation; full functioning; not monotony, not bored; not calm down; not take it easy

 

Beauty: rightness; form; aliveness; simplicity; richness; wholeness; perfection; completion; uniqueness; honesty; not bleak, ugly, vulgar

 

Completion: ending; finality; justice; it is finished; fulfillment;  destiny; fate; seeing it through to the end; not dropping in the middle

 

Effortlessness: ease; lack of strain, striving or difficulty; grace; perfect, beautiful functioning; getting more done with the same amount of time; not unnecessary steps; not because we always do it this way 

 

Goodness: rightness; desirability; oughtness; justice; benevolence; honesty; not a lie; not cheap or easy

 

Justice: fairness; orderliness; lawfulness; oughtness; not ignored because unimportant; not discriminated against 

 

Perfection: necessity; just rightness; just so; inevitability; suitability; justice; completeness; oughtness; not sloppy; not the short cut or the easy way

 

Playfulness: fun; joy; amusement; gaiety; humor; exuberance; effortlessness; not drudgery

 

Richness: differentiation, complexity; intricacy; the situations in all of its aspects, all of the ramifications; meaning on all of the levels

 

Self determining: environment transcendence; separateness; living by its own laws.

 

Self-sufficiency: autonomy; independence; totally self contained; not needing other than itself in order to be itself; not dependent

 

Simplicity: honesty; nakedness; essentiality; abstract, essential, skeletal structure; the essential portion; eliminating clutter

 

Truth: honesty; reality; nakedness; simplicity; richness; oughtness; beauty; pure, clean and unadulterated; completeness; essentiality. 

 

Uniqueness: idiosyncrasy; individuality; non comparability; novelty; 

 

Wholeness: unity; integration; tendency to one-ness; interconnectedness; simplicity; organization; structure; dichotomy transcendence; order;



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