The Two Types Of Human Relationships

According to philosopher and mystic Martin Buber, there are two kinds of human relationships: transactional, utilitarian relationships he called I-IT, and intersubjective ‘encounters’ he called I-Thou. I-IT relationships are purely functional, serving as a means to an end. I-Thou relationships offer truly meaningful connections between people.


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