How to Grow a Group Part Three
Today’s socio-cultural model could be argued to be based on the drive or urge to find the satisfaction and sense of ‘place’ which earlier models had but which has been progressively lost. Yes, it is all about constant growth and the accumulation of wealth, but that wealth is then supposed to be used to find meaning and depth in living, a sense of security, and a fixedness in a higher condition. The modern seeks a fixed universe too, but one in which he or she is comfortably at the top.
The thing driving the modern socio-economic model is desire.