with regard to the psychoanalysis of Erich Tromm, the human requirement to create, so as to surpass passivity and gain a sense of meaning and purposefulness within an impermanent and somewhat chance or randomized universe.

TRANSCENDENCE NEED: "Destructiveness and creativity are both thought by Tromm to be cultivations of the transcendence need."
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