Self validating model

11-Aug-2020 19:58

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The other-validated model is expressed in its extreme in Emmanuel Levinas’ view, which considers the other to constitute the center and the ultimate preoccupation of the lover's meaningful world.

Furthermore, it is not entirely clear what the difference is between need and want, and how can you need something more than you want it even though you want it for all time.

at the outset I hardly care what the other is with respect to me, that is his own business; for me, he is above all the one I am responsible for.” Love “is originally without reciprocity, which would risk compromising its gratuitousness or grace or unconditional charity.” According to this view, one should even be prepared to sacrifice one’s life for the beloved (1998, 105, 228-229).