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  Human - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Human evolution is characterized by a number of important physiological trends, including the expansion of the brain cavity and brain itself, which is typically 1,400 cm³ in volume, over twice that of a chimpanzee or gorilla.
Human beings are one of only six species to pass the mirror test—which tests whether an animal recognizes its reflection as an image of itself—along with chimpanzees, bonobos, orangutans, dolphins, and possibly pigeons.
Humanism is a philosophy which defines a socio-political doctrine the bounds of which are not constrained by those of locally developed cultures, but which seeks to include all of humanity and all issues common to human beings.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Human   (7338 words)

 The Completed Human Being
Human completion is not glimpsed from the eye-level of the average human being; nor is it successfully theorized or described by science, sociology, philosophy, or psychology; it is a gift from the Creator of the human being.
The human being implies his or her own completion, as a plant implies the existence of the sun, as man implies the existence of woman.
Although a mature human being may incidentally have the facility to enter other realms of consciousness and states of being, one's submission to and trust in the Absolute Compassion significantly reduces the need for and preoccupation with such explorations.
members.tripod.com /~chippit/completed_human_being.html   (1311 words)

 Human Being
The wisdom traditions have recognized that a human being is mature and complete -- that is, fully human -- when the soul has integrated her essential nature fully and harmonized it with her animal potential.
Human beings have two options: being in contact with the Source, or being in a state of disconnection from it.
Being disconnected from the Source is not the loss of luxury, of something extra -- this loss lies at the very heart of human suffering because this Source constitutes your most real nature, the true centre of who you are.
www.ahalmaas.com /glossary/h/human_being.htm   (542 words)

 DNIrving -- Human Beginning   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Given these basic facts of human embryology, it is easier to recognize the many scientifically inaccurate claims that have been advanced in the discussions about abortion, human embryo research, cloning, stem cell research, the formation of chimeras, and the use of abortifacients — and why these discussions obfuscate the objective scientific facts.
A human kidney or liver, a human skin cell, a sperm or an oocyte all possess human life, but they are not human beings — they are only parts of a human being.
And this developing human being is a human being, a human embryo, a human child whether or not it is implanted artificially into the womb of the mother.
www.vanderbilt.edu /SFL/dnirving_--_human_beginning.htm   (6938 words)

 Part 1 - What Are Human Rights?
Human rights are indivisible: you cannot be denied a right because it is "less important" or "non-essential." Human rights are interdependent: all human rights are part of a complementary framework.
To violate someone’s human rights is to treat that person as though she or he were not a human being.
Human rights also empower people with a framework for action when those minimum standards are not met, for people still have human rights even if the laws or those in power do not recognize or protect them.
www1.umn.edu /humanrts/edumat/hreduseries/hereandnow/Part-1/whatare.htm   (687 words)

 NPR : A Distinct Human Organism
The human embryo is not something different in kind from a human being, nor is it merely a "potential human being," whatever that might mean.
The adult that is you is the same human being who, at an earlier stage of your life, was an adolescent, and before that a child, an infant, a fetus and an embryo.
I reject the idea that human beings at certain stages of development (embryos, fetuses, infants) or in certain conditions (the severely handicapped or mentally retarded, those suffering dementia) are not "persons" who possess dignity and a right to life.
www.npr.org /templates/story/story.php?storyId=4857703   (852 words)

 What Heidegger Means by Being-in-the-World
Human beings are characterised by uniqueness, one from another, and this uniqueness gives rise to a set of possibilities for each individual.
Once human beings realise that they have their own destiny to fulfill, then their concern with the world will no longer be the concern to do as the masses do, but can become an ‘authentic’ concern to fulfill their real potentiality in the world (Warnock 1970).
Humans beings are thrown with neither prior knowledge nor individual option into a world that was there before and will remain there after they are gone (Steiner 1978).
www.royby.com /philosophy/pages/dasein.html   (3244 words)

Human metabolism runs on the oxidation of sugars, which may be eaten directly as such, or which the human digestive mechanism may produce from carbohydrates.
As a result, while it is possible for humans to subsist on a sufficiently varied vegetarian diet, it is all but impossible for them to survive on meat alone, especially since their metabolism also requires traces of many elements not available to strict carnivores, and is unable to synthesize many necessary complex molecules.
Humans in Italy, where pasta has long been a universal staple, have developed a basic pasta sauce that may be altered to successfully encompass ingredients as diverse as spicy sausage, seafood, and fish.
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/normanspinrad/human.htm   (6363 words)

 When Do Human Beings Begin?  Page 2
Given these basic facts of human embryology, it is easier to recognize the many scientifically inaccurate claims that have been advanced in the discussions about abortion, human embryo research, cloning, stem cell research, the formation of chimeras, and the use of abortifacients—and why these discussions obfuscate the objective scientific facts.
A human kidney or liver, a human skin cell, a sperm or an oocyte all possess human life, but they are not human beings—they are only parts of a human being.
As all human embryologists know, a single-cell human zygote, or a more developed human embryo, or human fetus is a human being—and that that’s the way they are supposed to look at those particular periods of development.
www.abortiontv.com /Growth/WhenDoHumanBeingsBegin2.htm   (2576 words)

 When Do Human Beings Begin?  Page 3
"Human embryo research, human cloning, stem cell research, and the formation of chimeras are acceptable kinds of research because until implantation or 14 days there is only a ‘pre-embryo’, a ‘potential’ human embryo or human being present.
The formation of chimeras, i.e., the fertilization of a gamete of one species (e.g., a human oocyte) with the gamete of another species (e.g., a monkey sperm) also results in an embryo that is "half-human." All of these types of research have been banned by most countries in the world.
Hence, the developing human embryo or fetus is not a "fish" or a "frog," but is categorically a human being—as has been already demonstrated.
www.abortiontv.com /Growth/WhenDoHumanBeingsBegin3.htm   (3567 words)

 On the Structure of Human Existence: (Jeffrey Compton, M.A.)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Human bodyhood is always the bodying forth of the ways of being in which we are dwelling and which we constitute our existence at any given moment.
The fundamental trait of existential coexistence of human beings appears in their jointly sustaining and maintaining the openness of the world they clear in common...when people are together, they reveal only that they are jointly and inherently dwelling in the same relationship to common objects of their shared world.
Human memory as defined by natural science is something like a representation of a past event stores in the psyche or is conceives as a kind of neural trace stored in the brain.
home.earthlink.net /~rationalmystic/humanstr.htm   (9201 words)

 Human Life Amendment - History & Background
So the pro-life movement’s Human Life Amendment concept is great but impassable in Congress, but that does not mean that it cannot be placed in a state constitution and have the same effect in overturning Roe v.
The word "person" shall apply to all human beings, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, citizenship, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, health, function, or condition of dependency, at all stages of biological development from conception until natural death.
The paramount right to life is vested in each human being from the moment of fertilization with-out regard to age, health, or condition of dependency.
www.humanlifeamendment.info   (1869 words)

 Conscious Birth - HUMAN LIFE - Right for Life Primary source of all Rights Natural Birth Sanctity of Birth
Consequently, a human being is the ultimate reference to the imputation for fundamental rights and freedom.
To man, life is not only an empirically proved fact, but moreover, for the reason of being a Human Being whose behaviour is teleological and guided by aims…, Life is a right, a debitum which belongs to him precisely for being alive.
A human being is the owner of a right which declares that he cannot be deprived of life; neither must he suffer attacks by the State or by any other human being.
www.birthlife.org /Universal/nacer_archivos/vidhuman.html   (652 words)

 Human Being Curious
I ended up being able to get in to one of the classes they were taking for free, and made it a point to ask as many people as I could about how they were actually doing with real money.
There is a difference between being passionate about what you do, and being passionate about some of the boring, mundane, monotonous tasks that you need to do in order to do what you do; I agree.
Human Being Curious is an experiment for me to see if I can get past this “tremendous energy expenditure” phase with my “great” idea.
www.humanbeingcurious.com   (12097 words)

 Amazon.com: Being Human (Star Trek New Frontier, No 12): Books: Peter David   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Being Human turned out to be, in my opinion, one of the best Star Trek: New Frontier novels he's written up to this point.
Being Human does that in spades; in fact, it incorporates one of the more interesting of the early epsisodes.
Being Human is not only play on words, but also a most appropriate title that hits the crux of the storyline.
www.amazon.com /Being-Human-Star-Trek-Frontier/dp/0671042408   (2174 words)

 Amazon.com: Human Being: Music: Seal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
On Human Being, Seal's third release (and first with a title other than his name), several of the tracks are layered with prominent, syrupy strings, and his predictable vocal crescendos veer dangerously into the land of forgettable grocery-store-intercom adult contemporary.
HUMAN BEING A+ This is a fantastic opener with a dark, intense atmosphere and Seal's soaring vocals blending with a dark, yet uplifting song.
HUMAN BEINGS REPRISE A+ This closing track brings the album full circle with a second version of the title track.
www.amazon.com /Human-Being-Seal/dp/B00000F1D6   (1962 words)

 Human Being Books are here to st
Human Being Books are here to stimulate the natural growth which is your Being.
In your own Being is the power and wisdom to answer yourself.
The art of Being is the treasure of Eternal Culture.
www.humanbeingsociety.org /books4U.htm   (124 words)

 Human Being
Coffee people is the kind of place where it's okay to mispronounce "latte." The Portland, Oregon-based chain of java shops is staffed with clearly tagged "Human Beings" like Rebecka Amodei.
The Human Beings offer designer coffee drinks in an attitude-free environment - and in return, even the most caffeine-crazed customers remember to treat baristas like, well, human beings.
It's hard for a company not to support people when it sees them as human beings.
www.fastcompany.com /magazine/15/humanbeing.html   (201 words)

 Human Being Society homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
As human beings come together in truth, we grow in a new way - the way that Being expresses itself naturally as each one of us.
By opening the door that links us together, we are allowing Being to move freely, to take the form of its own wisdom, and express itself.
Yet, the bond of humanness remains to remind us of home, where each and every one of us lives as a member of the human family.
www.humanbeingsociety.org   (132 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
So again, this being very early on a Tuesday morning, I’m at odds between whether to tell you what’s been happening, or to tell you what I’ve been thinking while it’s been happening.
I’m being vague, I understand, and forgive me, but there’s components of my life I’m disinclined to reveal, mostly for the sake of the other people involved.
That the conversation took place is important and worthy of mention for the fact that it was a derivative from “confronting my reality” and moving one step beyond the “thinking” of doing something that’s based on that reality, and the doing of it.
www.humanbeingonline.net   (3538 words)

 Expert Coverage of Being Human Behaviour Psychology Anthropology - New Scientist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Humans can follow scent trails in the same way as dogs - and they improve with practice
We humans have been guilty of discrimination - and towards an extinct species at that - but new DNA evidence reveals our family ties
Sometimes being sure that you're unsure is cleverer than a plain yes or no. New Scientist finds a missing link in the evolution of consciousness
www.newscientist.com /channel/being-human   (892 words)

 Definition of human - Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
Etymology: Middle English humain, from Anglo-French, from Latin humanus; akin to Latin homo human being -- more at
1 : of, relating to, or characteristic of humans
3 a : having human form or attributes b : susceptible to or representative of the sympathies and frailties of human nature human -- P. More>
www.m-w.com /dictionary/human   (66 words)

 Human Unity
So am I. We all agree that we are humans.
The challenges and opportunities of our rapidly shrinking world call for Human Unity.
Without being foolish or naive, we can declare our unity as humans and begin to work together for a better world.
www.humanunity.org   (93 words)

 When Do Human Beings Begin? "Scientific" Myths and Scientific Facts
, "The human beta-globulin gene contains a downstream developmental specific enhancer," Nucleic Acids Research 15(14) (July, 1987), 5739-47; also similar work by, e.g., R.K. Humphries, A. Schnieke.
For extensive comments on the make-up of the NIH Human Embryo Research Panel and on its Report, see several of my articles in Ward C. Kischer and Dianne N. Irving, The Human Development Hoax: Time to Tell The Truth!
A list of our literature is available on the Web, or send a self-addressed stamped envelope to:
www.l4l.org /library/mythfact.html   (6987 words)

 Album Human Being by Seal - AOL Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Album Human Being by Seal - AOL Music
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Everything about the album 'Human Being' by Seal including album title, track listings, release dates, guest artists, record label info and user reviews on AOL Music.
music.aol.com /artist/seal/5383/album/human-being/378918   (162 words)

 What Is a Human Being? -- Theosophical Topics in Depth
"On the Human Condition" by Grace F. Knoche
"New Light on Human Nature" by Sarah Belle Dougherty
"The Challenge of Being Human" by Grace F. Knoche
www.theosophy-nw.org /theosnw/human/hu-selec.htm   (323 words)

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