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Arvin Panwar

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Definition of basic needs in current context

In 70s and 80s we used to hear the slogan,
Basic needs of a human being are, food, shelter and clothing.
So what are the basic needs in 2012?
What I feel, for now, we can add clean water to the basic needs but soon we will have time, where clean air, clean water, hygienic living space, and hygienic food will become the basic requirements! We only have to wait for another decade i believe to this change..
What you reckon?

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    May 26 2012: i think basic needs in current context differs from person to person!!! and i think every person needs everything that full fills him(Ex:house,car,electronic gadgets etc etc).
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      May 28 2012: I disagree. What we need and what we think we need based in reality are different.

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