Humans (Homo sapiens) are primates of the family Hominidae, and the only extant species of the genus Homo. They originated in Africa, where they reached anatomical modernity about 200,000 years ago and began to exhibit full behavioral modernity around 50,000 years ago.
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... Theology of the Body The Catholic Church affirms the sanctity of human life, from conception to natural death ... The Church believes the human being has been created in the "image and likeness of God", and that human life should not be weighed against other values such as economy, convenience, personal preferences ... he had made, and, behold, it was very good." then the human body and sex must likewise be good ...
... sought to address the moral issues that arise from people's sexuality in society and in human interactions ... Sexuality and reproduction are fundamental elements in human interaction and society worldwide ... of the universals of culture peculiar to all human societies ...
... Three forms of superoxide dismutase are present in humans, in all other mammals, and most chordates ... SOD1, soluble Crystallographic structure of the human SOD1 enzyme (rainbow colored N-terminus = blue, C-terminus = red) complexed with copper (blue-green sphere) and zinc. 21 q22.1 SOD2, mitochondrial Structure of the active site of human superoxide dismutase 2 ...
... The date of the first human presence in Ivory Coast (also officially called Côte d'Ivoire) has been difficult to determine because human remains have not been well preserved in the country's humid climate ... interpreted as a possible indication of a large human presence during the Upper Paleolithic period (15,000 to 10,000 BC), or at the minimum, the Neolithic period ...
... Normal vocalizations are very high-pitched, well outside the range of human hearing ... Henri Laborit's theories on evolutionary psychology and human behaviors by using short sequences in the storyline showing lab rat experiments ... In Harry Turtledove's science fiction novel Homeward Bound, humans unintentionally introduce rats to the ecology at the home world of an alien race which previously invaded Earth and introduced some of its ...
More definitions of "human":
- (adj): Relating to a person.
Example: "The experiment was conducted on 6 monkeys and 2 human subjects"
- (adj): Characteristic of humanity.
Example: "Human nature"
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“If people would forget about utopia! When rationalism destroyed heaven and decided to set it up here on earth, that most terrible of all goals entered human ambition. It was clear thered be no end to what people would be made to suffer for it.”
—Nadine Gordimer (b. 1923)
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—Marshall McLuhan (19111980)
“Why should I seek for love or study it?
It is of God and passes human wit;
I study hatred with great diligence,
For thats a passion in my own control,
A sort of besom that can clear the soul
Of everything that is not mind or sense.”
—William Butler Yeats (18651939)