The Is An Alien From Another Planet Essay

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You will never know how complicated it is to give an explanation of what it really means to be a human being until you come across an alien who has no idea at all what a human being even is. In fact, some call it a futile effort to try understanding human beings as a subject. Moreover, studying life itself is an arduous assignment, but when you compare this to studying the human being, you realize it is easier to study life generally without probing the specific elements of the lives of humankind. In this paper, I hope that will be able to explain myself to an alien from another planet. However, it has never met a creature of my kind before; yet, I have to make it clearly understand what (who) I really am. The following is my explanation: I am one of the living creatures on this earth belonging to a species known as “human beings.” The human creature has a lot to do with reason; human beings are conscious beings—we have feelings, emotions, and reactions. The difference between us and all the other living creatures on planet earth is that our mind is developed in a way that we can relate with each other through our ability of understanding all aspects of life, for instance: weather, health, culture, and religion, among others. At the same time, we are superior to other earthly beings whose safety and habitation we take care of and ensure. As a human, I have a role to ensure that peace prevails amidst all human interactions, for the well being of human life as a whole. If…

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