making people feel unnecessary

I came across an extremely interesting comment during an online discussion elsewhere yesterday. The gist of it was that the hardest thing for people to cope with is not dealing with disasters, but being made to feel not necessary. And that modern western society is remarkably good at making people feel unnecessary.
I’m inclined to agree.

One comment on “making people feel unnecessary

  1. charliedelto says:

    Dignity is a very fundamental need.

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