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    What does it mean to be human? This is a question that many philosophers ask. Humans are classified as hominidae (The Great Apes), because 98.5 - 99.4% of the DNA between Humans and chimpanzees are similar. Which makes chimpanzees, “our closest living relative”. Humans are not the only biological species to have personalities, minds, and feelings. But what makes humans different from the rest? Humans are able to express themselves and communicate in a more complex language, have a way of illustrating culture and religion, and have a conscience which helps display common sense, morals, and intelligence. Throughout evolution, humans were able to advance forward significantly quicker than any other animal because of how much more complex the communication became. This binds in with anthropology. In the past, humans were able to use colour markings to help distinguish and identify themselves from everyone else. From drawing shapes and symbols, to printing letters onto paper, humans were able to use writing to record information and…

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    Since the beginning of time, humans have always asked one question “what does it mean to be human?” There are many different theories. What makes people human is expression through words, actions, and arts. To begin, humans can express their thoughts and feelings through words. Humans use different verbal sounds to speak languages. They can communicate to one another and express how they feel. Even those who are deaf or blind have ways to communicate. Through writing, people can use words to…

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    What does it mean to be human? Humans, scientifically known as Homo sapiens, are species that have evolved and expanded in many of diverse ways but there has always been one question that every human has asked, what does it mean to be human? At a scientific and technical level to be human you need to have started from a fertilised egg and the moment that egg expands is when you become human. This means that you need to be the genetic offspring of two humans. Many people who don’t have spiritual…

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    What does it mean to be human? Instead of thinking about what it means to be human people should question what makes us any different from all other forms of life on the planet.After all,homospaiens share 98% of their DNA with apes.What makes us any different from them?When did we surpass them in evolution?To be human means to want more than survival,humans have adapted their physical differences,morality and became proactive. The most noticeable difference between humans and other life forms…

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    The question “what does it mean to be human?” is a very well-known one that’s been asked time and time again. Being human consists of being a part of culture, the necessity to socialize and its effects, and the mental capabilities they can utilize. Being human is a distinct separation between humans and animals and is summarized with the three main social sciences. In regards to anthropology, every human is human because they are affected by a culture that no other animals have in common with…

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    on a date, and they might have had something happen to them that day, the day before, a week ago, and so they start thinking about it. They might ask themselves why that might have affected them. The answer to that question is very vague. The answer is very complex and broad. There are many reasons, but it all ties into what being a human is. Part of being human means having emotions, a capacity and capability to feel and understand. Which is what makes us different than robots. Being human…

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    wondered what it would be like to never be able to feel sick or running for miles without feeling tired? Imagine if you can start your car with just a thought or maybe speak to your lover telepathically? There are scientist who associate themselves with this movement or culture called transhumanism. But what does it mean to be human? Well, we all know a human would feel extremely exhausted after a marathon run and we know what a full bladder feels like after drinking a large glass of lemonade.…

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    One of the most fundamental questions asked is “What does it mean to be a human?”. Every philosophy believes in different definitions of a human.Every human shared has some characteristics that make them special. Every human has their own ways of living and looking at different situations.Transcendentalists are corrects about what it means to be a human because they show exactly what it means to be a human as an individual and how believing in God changes their life. To begin,…

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    In the chapter, “What Does It Mean to Be Human,” from the book, Ten Questions, Joel Charon describes the characteristics that define human beings and make them different from other species. Namely, human beings are defined by our social and cultural nature. (32) According to Charon, being social is essential to our survival because our identity is dependent on how we socialize with others. Charon defines socialization as the “the process by which the various representatives of societyㄧparents,…

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    What does it mean to be human? There is a savage beast in every man, and when you hand that man a sword or spear and send him forth to war, the beast stirs.” This quote by George R.R. Martin perfectly describes the theme in William Golding’s “Lord of the Flies”, civilisation and adult supervision are the only things suppressing children’s natural instincts towards savagery. Firstly Jack discovers barbaric instincts he never knew he possessed because he never had the opportunity to act upon them…

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