Maslow’s theory suggests that the most basic level of needs must be met before the individual will strongly desire the secondary or higher level needs. So a person can be stuck or lack “freedom” if their basic needs are not fulfilled. Looking at the two bottom levels of the triangle below, how many people in the world are lacking here?
To hope to have freedom, peace, and love for everyone in the world, more must be done to help all to have their fundamental needs met. It starts with me!