Conrad Baars

Mind & Spirit - Daily Read

Was Steve Jobs Suffering from Deprivation Neurosis?

"Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin... writes his characters as if they are making the case to God why they should be allowed into heaven... Steve Jobs wanted to be eulogized like John Lennon was, but felt he wasn’t worthy of being loved. Rejected by both his birth parents and the first couple who adopted him, he believed he was 'irreparably damaged.' So he hit upon a clever workaround. He built computers so friendly, so empowering, so easy to use, that we would fall in love with them instead." [Read Article]