What is humane?

  • (adj): Showing evidence of moral and intellectual advancement.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on humane:

Speed Racer (soundtrack) - Production - Animal Cruelty
... incident was confirmed by the American Humane Animal Safety Representative on the set, who reported that the stand-in for the Spritle character portrayed by Litt had been bitten without ... during a training session in the presence of the American Humane Representative, the trainer, in an uncontrolled impulse, hit the chimpanzee." The AHA Film Unit referred to this ...
Liberty Humane Society
... The Liberty Humane Society is an animal shelter / humane society in New Jersey. ...
Humane Society Of Indianapolis
... The Humane Society of Indianapolis (HSI) is a humane organization in Indianapolis, Indiana ... In 1919, the Humane Society of Indianapolis merged with the Citizen's Humane Society ... The mission of the Humane Society of Indianapolis is to Provide shelter and comfort to animals in need on the path to loving lifetime homes ...
Animal Treatment In Rodeo - Positions of Animal Groups - The Humane Society of The United States (HSUS)
... The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) takes a position of opposition to all rodeos and rodeo events The Humane Society of the United States came into being in 1954 as an offshoot of the American Humane ...
List Of Cal Poly Pomona People - Honorary Degrees
... Cherng Doctor of Humane Letters 2008 Founder and chairman of the board for Panda Express Restaurant Group ... Julia Child Doctor of Humane Letters 2000 American chef, author, and television personality ... Collins Doctor of Humane Letters 1992 Bill Cosby Doctor of Humane Letters 1992 Comedian, actor, author ...

More definitions of "humane":

  • (adj): Pertaining to or concerned with the humanities.
    Example: "A humane education"
    Synonyms: humanist, humanistic
  • (adj): Marked or motivated by concern with the alleviation of suffering.

Famous quotes containing the word humane:

    Some are able and humane men and some are low-grade individuals with the morals of a goat, the artistic integrity of a slot machine, and the manners of a floorwalker with delusions of grandeur.
    Raymond Chandler (1888–1959)

    It is possible that the contemplation of cruelty will not make us humane but cruel; that the reiteration of the badness of our spiritual condition will make us consent to it.
    Lionel Trilling (1905–1975)

    If I had a thousand sons, the first humane principle I would
    teach them should be, to forswear thin potations and to addict
    themselves to sack.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)