Life just got better for these people. They have grown out of the Roots Values Mode and loosened-up. They want routines of convenience, routines that they don’t have to think about. Rules help them do this. They dislike new ideas and ways of thinking – “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it”. They know, deep down, they have to look after themselves first and that they will always put their own needs before others, whatever they may choose to say in any given situation.
These are people who have an overriding need to ensure the safety and maintenance of their lives in what they perceive to be a harsh world. In brief, a combination of confrontational individualism, a low need or desire for close emotional relationships (listening and hearing others at an emotional level), a low awareness of “society’s” needs, and their own self-limited ambition, creates a person who is still largely “self contained”.
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