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125 Post author: Kaj_Sotala 17 November 2011 07:28PM

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Comment author: pjeby 17 November 2011 11:19:33PM 3 points [-]

I guess what motivates me personally in my work is the desire to be appreciated, which is why I love child and disability care so much, and dislike my other job which is high pay, but low usefulness. But it seems like I am completely in the minority here

Appreciation is part of the same broad family of major human drives, but it tends to motivate more actual action. ;-)