One of Maslow’s characteristics of self-actualizers is the continued freshness of appreciation.
How does this lead one to Eupsychia–Maslow’s idea of the psychologically healthy culture/society?
The more we appreciate life, the more we may start to notice the ways it nourishes our soul!
The maximally healthy collective consists of spirited individuals taking great care of their souls…
Maslow defined Eupsychia as both a psychologically healthy culture and society.
Would a world of self-actualizers be like this utopia?
In Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment, main character Raskolnikov dreams of a hyper-individualistic culture. In this socioculture (or “culturiety”), each figure pursues their own morality. The dream ends with the collapse of society: it can’t be that everyone is their own ubermensch!
However, Eupsychia would presumably be more collaborative than Raskolnikov’s nightmare. People forge social contracts, defining a common ethics (law) based on intersubjective morality.
Perhaps Eupsychia consists in a kind of self-and-other-actualization. Self-actualization consists in becoming part of something greater than oneself, so perhaps it is sufficient. Still–in considering Nietzsche’s ubermensch who has overcome herd morality, along with Raskolnikov’s transgression–we must be mindful that the self actualizes for another.