What is human being?

  • (noun): Any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae.
    Synonyms: homo, man, human

Some articles on human, humans, human being, human beings:

History Of Ivory Coast
... 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 ... 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 ...
Superoxide Dismutase - Types - Human
... 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 (grey spheres). 21 q22.1 SOD2, mitochondrial Structure of the active site of human superoxide dismutase 2 ...
Rat - Culture - Fiction
... Normal vocalizations are very high-pitched, well outside the range of human hearing ... Uncle"), a 1980 French film, illustrates 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 ...
Hölderlin's Hymn "The Ister" - Part Two: The Greek Interpretation of Human Beings in Sophocles' Antigone - Human Being
... It is thus the essence of human being to both ascend within their site and to be without site ... Human being bears within it this potential for reversal, a potential essentially grounded in the possibility of being mistaken, of taking nonbeings for ... Thus human beings are creatures of risk ...
Religion And Sexuality
... from people's sexuality in society and in human interactions ... Sexuality and reproduction are fundamental elements in human interaction and society worldwide ... is one of the universals of culture peculiar to all human societies ...

Famous quotes containing the words human being and/or human:

    Only that which points the human spirit beyond its own limitations into what is universally human gives the individual strength superior to his own. Only in suprahuman demands which can hardly be fulfilled do human beings and peoples feel their true and sacred measure.
    Stefan Zweig (18811942)

    If you desire to drain to the dregs the fullest cup of scorn and hatred that a fellow human being can pour out for you, let a young mother hear you call dear baby “it.”
    Jerome K. Jerome (1859–1927)

    [Christianity] existed and flourishes, not only without the support of human laws, but in spite of every opposition from them.
    James Madison (1751–1836)

    You can make the best of it and be content, or you can complain, it makes no difference. What does it matter that human beings judge the things that exist?
    Franz Grillparzer (1791–1872)