Humanity

Humanity may refer to:

  • The human species
    • The total world population
  • Human nature, psychological characteristics that all normal humans have in common
  • The human condition, the totality of experience of existing as a human
  • Humanity (virtue), a set of strengths focused on “tending and befriending others”
  • The humanities, academic disciplines which study the human condition using analytic, critical, or speculative methods
  • Humanity+, an international non-governmental organization advocating the use of emerging technologies to enhance human capacities
  • Humanity Declaration, a statement made by Japan's Emperor Hirohito at the end of World War II
  • Kingdom of Humanity, a micronation
  • Statue of Humanity, a statue in Kars, Turkey
  • Religion of Humanity, a secular religion created by Auguste Comte
  • Church of Humanity, a church influenced by the Religion of Humanity above
  • Humanity's Team, a spiritual movement developed following the 9/11 events

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Famous quotes containing the word humanity:

    To argue with a man who has renounced the use and authority of reason, and whose philosophy consists in holding humanity in contempt, is like administering medicine to the dead, or endeavoring to convert an atheist by scripture.
    Thomas Paine (1737–1809)

    The great God endows His children variously. To some he gives intellect—and they move the earth. To some he allots heart—and the beating pulse of humanity is theirs. But to some He gives only a soul, without intelligence—and these, who never grow up, but remain always His children, are God’s fools, kindly, elemental, simple, as if from His palette the Artist of all had taken one color instead of many.
    Mary Roberts Rinehart (1876–1958)

    Humanity has passed through a long history of one-sidedness and of a social condition that has always contained the potential of destruction, despite its creative achievements in technology. The great project of our time must be to open the other eye: to see all-sidedly and wholly, to heal and transcend the cleavage between humanity and nature that came with early wisdom.
    Murray Bookchin (b. 1941)