Beatles’ Hierarchy of Needs.

Via elephant journal
on Jul 10, 2011
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Lennon vs. Maslow:


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18 Responses to “Beatles’ Hierarchy of Needs.”

  1. Ben_Ralston says:

    This is the ringtone on my phone 🙂
    See Mick Jagger in the audience? Wow…

  2. Lennon got it. I think it's a noble endeavor to try to leave a mark on the world. He certainly did! The Rooftop Concerts are my favorite of all the Beatles' work.

  3. Melanie says:

    Oh, yeah. Play it over and over and over. May I have another, please!

  4. Lezlee says:

    Brilliant ~ groovy hippies ~ love the vid and the sentiments :o)

  5. karlsaliter says:

    Love it.

  6. West says:

    Maslow, though Love is part of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs (Level 3, Psychological)

  7. Boulderluv says:


    John Lennon would love it.

    Jesus, too.

  8. […] forward a few hundred years and up a few levels on Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. Now we don’t need to hunt and gather for our next meal—we can just pick up the phone and call […]

  9. Nils Montan says:

    This more or less says it all!

  10. nina says:

    love = safety = all of maslow's needs

  11. Harleigh Quinn says:

    I have ALWAYS detested Maslow, and the veiled narcissism that is his "heirarchy of needs".
    Lennon got it right.
    Maslow is just an excuse to continue self absorption.

  12. Simple…but not easy…takes LIFETIMES of practice.

  13. […] Joseph Campbell, and Abraham Maslow, and how what Campbell tapped into that Maslow missed with his hierarchy of needs was that people need not just to feel secure—but to feel alive! We can tell ourselves that our […]

  14. @Kerinda says:

    Despite the fact that Maslow's pyramid is wrong in the graphic, I mostly agree.

  15. Justin says:

    Don't forget wifi, at the bottom of the pyramid..!

  16. aviva says:

    לנון כמובן צודק

  17. Brandon says:

    I believe both are correct. When we have love for ourselves (within) and love for others (everything outside of the individual then one is self-actualized.