", "Despite global concerns about democracy, more than half of countries are democratic", "Trade Is What Makes Us Human | Dan Sanchez", "How trade saved humanity from biological exclusion: an economic theory of Neanderthal extinction", "Did Use of Free Trade Cause Neanderthal Extinction? Examples include yeast, fruit flies, worms, zebrafish, and mice. The Neolithic Revolution (the invention of agriculture) took place beginning about 10,000 years ago, first in the Fertile Crescent, spreading through large parts of the Old World over the following millennia, and independently in Mesoamerica about 6,000 years ago. [101] Problems for humans living in cities include various forms of pollution and crime,[102] especially in inner city and suburban slums. Many aspects of these organisms’ biology are similar to ours, and much is already known about their genetic makeup . All types of organisms are capable of reproduction, growth and development, maintenance, and some degree of response to … She has FAITH that he DOES exist. [363][364] Evidence suggests early H. sapiens made use of long-distance trade routes to exchange goods and ideas, leading to cultural explosions and providing additional food sources when hunting was sparse, while such trade networks did not exist for the now extinct Neanderthals. [152][153], Evidence-based studies indicate that the life span of an individual depends on two major factors, genetics and lifestyle choices. [105] If this continues at its current rate, it is predicted that climate change will wipe out half of all plant and animal species over the next century. [156][157] There are significant geographical variations in human life expectancy, mostly correlated with economic development—for example life expectancy at birth in Hong Kong is 84.8 years for girls and 78.9 for boys, while in Eswatini, primarily because of AIDS, it is 31.3 years for both sexes. [292], Art is a defining characteristics of humans and there is evidence for a relationship between creativity and language. There is also a third type applied to godparents or adoptive children (fictive). From a psychological perspective, Maslow's hierarchy of needs is a well-established theory which can be defined as the process of satisfying certain needs in ascending order of complexity. [347][348] Ethnicity is separate from the concept of race, which is based on physical characteristics, although both are socially constructed. The earliest members of Homo evolved around 2.8 million years ago. [271] When in love dopamine, norepinephrine, serotonin and other chemicals stimulate the brain's pleasure center, leading to side effects such as increased heart rate, loss of appetite and sleep, and an intense feeling of excitement. The average sleep requirement is between seven and nine hours per day for an adult and nine to ten hours per day for a child; elderly people usually sleep for six to seven hours. The human species developed a much larger brain than that of other primates—typically 1,330 cm3 (81 cu in) in modern humans, over twice the size of that of a chimpanzee or gorilla. Semantics aside, there is no rational argument to be made otherwise considering what we know about biology. [56][57][58][59] The increase in volume over time has affected different areas within the brain unequally—the temporal lobes, which contain centers for language processing have increased disproportionately, as has the prefrontal cortex which has been related to complex decision making and moderating social behavior. “Humans have the ability to do BOTH. When humans create a disturbance in one population it may only affect a few species. Unless there is actual PROOF that GOD exists, we can safely assume that GOD doesn’t exist unless PROVED otherwise. When we say humans are mammals we mean we aren’t reptiles, birds, or insects. They are apex predators, being rarely preyed upon by other species. Any mention of a brand or other trademarked entity is for the purposes of education, entertainment, or parody. Even my mother, who is extremely religious admitted to me one day that there is NO actual proof that GOD exists. [1] In short, we know humans are animals, and we know we aren’t spiders, insects, reptiles, or birds… So we are mammals. Long-term continous human presence in space has been the case in orbit around Earth, uninterrupted since the initial crew of the International Space Station, arriving on 31 October 2000,[96] with peaks of thirteen humans at the same time in space. In other words…her faith. [154] For various reasons, including biological/genetic causes,[155] women live on average about four years longer than men. [244][245] This may focus on intellectual, cognitive, neural, social, or moral development. Both overall population numbers and the proportion residing in cities are expected to increase significantly in the coming decades. [343] The structure of social stratification and the degree of social mobility differs, especially between modern and traditional societies. Favorite Answer. [268], Love most commonly refers to a feeling of strong attraction or emotional attachment. Humans have proportionately shorter palates and much smaller teeth than other primates. Animals would normally only include multi cells and complex organisms. Prokaryotes are organisms that contain a single cell. [108][109], Humans, like most of the other apes, lack external tails, have several blood type systems, have opposable thumbs, and are sexually dimorphic. The genes that allow adult humans to digest lactose are present in high frequencies in populations that have long histories of cattle domestication and are more dependent on cow milk. [321], There is no accepted academic definition of what constitutes religion. This means that any information it contains at any particular time could be vandalism, a work in progress, or just plain wrong. But we also have a lot of differences. [218], There are some traits that, although not strictly unique, do set humans apart from other animals. [citation needed], The human body's ability to adapt to different environmental stresses allows humans to acclimatize to a wide variety of temperatures, humidity, and altitudes. The question: \"Did humans evolve from apes?\" somewhat misses the point. [111], It is estimated that the worldwide average height for an adult human male is about 171 cm (5 ft 7 in), while the worldwide average height for adult human females is about 159 cm (5 ft 3 in). Indeed, we can’t prove fully anything that happened in the past. They are the only primates to have short, relatively flush canine teeth. [25], The genus Homo evolved and diverged from other hominins in Africa several million years ago, after the human clade split from the chimpanzee lineage of the hominids (great apes) branch of the primates. [316][317][318] While no other animals show religious behaviour, the empathy and imagination shown by chimpanzees could be a precursor to the evolution of human religion. Much of human variation is continuous, often with no clear points of demarcation.[206][207][208][201][209][210][211][212][213][214]. Therefore, this discussion is, has been, will always be merely brainstorming with no exact evidence to prove our origins without a doubt. But when we say humans are unique, we mean something more than that. However, the differences between the structure of human brains and those of other apes may be even more significant than differences in size. Among the key advantages that explain this evolutionary success is the presence of a larger, well-developed brain, which enables advanced abstract reasoning, language, problem solving, sociality, and culture through social learning. [325] A common source for answers to these questions are beliefs in transcendent divine beings such as deities or a singular God, although not all religions are theistic. That would explain why my skin burns from the heat and gets cold sometimes. [193] Furthermore, recent studies have found that populations in sub-Saharan Africa, and particularly West Africa, have ancestral genetic variation which predates modern humans and has been lost in most non-African populations. [128][129][130][131][132][133] There is about 2–3 times more genetic diversity within the wild chimpanzee population than in the entire human gene pool. 1) Our ability to use language and written word to advance knowledge intergenerationally. Body size is partly determined by genes and is also significantly influenced by environmental factors such as diet, exercise, and sleep patterns. The first coincides with the Hellenistic period and the second with the Renaissance. The burning fireballs were balls of burning sulfur and it is STRONGLY believed that the towns were mostly destroyed by a bolide(a type of meteor which explodes). more information Accept. Obviously, it is not “fact” because this subject is still being debated after all this time. Even two of the Natural Phenomenons that happened according to the Bible, did actually happen BUT were totally explained scientifically that “GOD” didn’t do it BUT that THEY WERE ACTUAL NATURAL CLIMATIC EVENTS THAT HAPPENED AT AROUND THE SAME TIME AS THE BIBLE CLAIMS. 1400)-language text, Articles with unsourced statements from May 2015, Articles with failed verification from February 2014, Articles containing potentially dated statements from 2018, All articles containing potentially dated statements, Inconsistent wikidata for Commons category, Wikipedia articles with TDVİA identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 15 December 2020, at 14:10. It may also refer to individuals of either sex, though this latter form is less common in contemporary English. So, how did the male ape (animal) and female ape (animal) come into existence? [158] The developed world is generally aging, with the median age around 40 years. Funnily enough, fungi and animals have a lot in common. [237] It now often includes some kind of experience, cognition, feeling or perception. So, I must ask what scared the state so much that they would drop all charges and court fees? Humans are the only species known to blush, a behavior Darwin called "the most peculiar and the most human of all expressions." It’s like in a court of law. Nonetheless, the manner in which a habitat is altered is often a major determinant in population change. Cultural differences by gender have often been believed to have arisen naturally out of a division of reproductive labor; the biological fact that women give birth led to their further cultural responsibility for nurturing and caring for children. Model organisms have provided the foundation for building our understanding of life, including human disease. Furthermore, incentive and preference are both factors, as are any perceived links between incentives and preferences. Probably because they did not have names yet. It is more credible that God created life since in spite of the advance in technology scientists arent able to decipher how the human body works. Skin and hair color are mostly not correlated to height, weight, or athletic ability. [217] Objectively defining intelligence is difficult, with other animals adapting senses and excelling in areas that humans are unable to. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); A spiritual person looks at how morality is unique to humans. [359], Governments create laws and policies that affect the citizens that they govern. The two events in which i am referring to are the “parting of the red sea” when the towns of Sodom & Gomorrah were burned down by fireballs from the sky and destroyed the town and killed most of the people in it. This is essentially true, but it is of course a bit more complex than that. The first page of the Old Testament all but explains evolution from the Big Bang until our first ancestors and other creation stories are similar. Sperm cells have a tail so they can swim. Sickle cell anemia, which may provide increased resistance to malaria, is frequent in populations where malaria is endemic. Maybe we have similarities to the “animal word” in the biological sense or whatever BUT what makes us different from the animal world are again: Those two things that were mentioned… These include allowing them to better problem solve issues, providing a means to control or influence other humans, encouraging cooperation and contribution within a society or increasing the chance of attracting a potential mate. [222] Humans are one of the few animals able to self-recognize in mirror tests[223] and there is also debate over what extent humans are the only animals with a theory of mind. [36], The earliest fossils that have been proposed as members of the hominin lineage are Sahelanthropus tchadensis, dating from 7 million years ago; Orrorin tugenensis, dating from 5.7 million years ago; and Ardipithecus kadabba, dating to 5.6 million years ago. This of course is temporary and the winds will eventually die down and the water would return. All the defense has to do is counteract and/or de-funk the prosecutions evidence/theories and/or prove otherwise if possible OR needed. Yes, humans are cellular organisms. Most researchers believe that skin darkening is an adaptation that evolved as protection against ultraviolet solar radiation. [136] Human hair ranges in color from white to red to blond to brown to black, which is the most frequent. Wikipedia is not a reliable source. The definition of happiness is a common philosophical topic. With the advent of large-scale trade and transport infrastructure, proximity to these resources has become unnecessary, and in many places, these factors are no longer a driving force behind the success of a population. (see obesity)[118][119]. Humans as Organisms. [232] Despite centuries of analyses, definitions, explanations and debates by philosophers and scientists, consciousness remains puzzling and controversial,[233] being "at once the most familiar and most mysterious aspect of our lives". The studies on this can aide us in gaining understanding of health and diseases as disease organisms remain a major cause of mortality, especially in the under-developed regions of the world. It is now based on genetics which proves we are RELATED TO other animals. [367] The first truly international trade routes were around the spice trade through the roman and medieval periods. About 36 million humans die every year from causes directly or indirectly related to starvation. [44][5][45][46][47][48] Fossil records of archaic Homo sapiens from Skhul in Israel and Southern Europe begin around 90,000 years ago. Compared to other primates, humans experience an unusually rapid growth spurt during adolescence, where the body grows 25% in size. The human body consists of the legs, the torso, the arms, the neck, and the head. [344], All human societies organize, recognize and classify types of social relationships based on relations between parents, children and other descendants (consanguinity), and relations through marriage (affinity). [73] Modern humans subsequently spread globally, replacing archaic humans (either through competition or hybridization). [374] War has had a high cost on human life; it is estimated that during the 20th century, between 167 million and 188 million people died as a result of war. [219] Humans may be the only animals who have episodic memory and who can engage in "mental time travel". The human life span can be split into a number of stages: infancy, childhood, adolescence, young adulthood, adulthood and old age. We could be in the Matrix. The exact influence of genes and environment on certain traits is not well understood. The long and short of it is that the state and federal government defines the word “drug”! Malnutrition Flash. Adult height for each sex in a particular ethnic group approximately follows a normal distribution. Now Homo sapiens has joined this select group, adding knowledge we can apply to ourselves and our myriad companion species. [137] The variation in human DNA is very small compared to other species, possibly suggesting a population bottleneck during the Late Pleistocene (around 100,000 years ago), in which the human population was reduced to a small number of breeding pairs. [266][267] Research in neuroscience and genetics suggests that other aspects of human sexuality are biologically influenced as well. Petri dish of pond scum? [269] Different forms of love have been described, including familial love (love for family), platonic love (love for friends), romantic love (sexual passion) and guest love (hospitality). Ideally, both motivation and volition ensure the selection, striving for, and realization of goals in an optimal manner, a function beginning in childhood and continuing throughout a lifetime in a process known as socialization. Specifically, we are multi-cellular organisms, consisting of millions and millions of cells. Some populations have evolved highly unique adaptations to very specific environmental conditions, such as those advantageous to ocean-dwelling lifestyles and freediving in the Bajau. [221] Humans are the only animals known to cry emotional tears. [21] The native English term man can refer to the species generally (a synonym for humanity) as well as to human males. [199] Women have a longer life span in almost every population around the world. We can be very certain that humans are not plants or algae with chloroplasts from our cells on up. More than half of your body is not human, say scientists. Many also believe that all animals genetically evolved from single celled organisms. [261][262] Sexual desire, or libido, is a basic mental state present at the beginning of sexual behavior. The content of this website is provided for informational purposes only. [54] Encephalization has been tied to an increasing emphasis on meat in the diet,[60][61] or with the development of cooking,[62] and it has been proposed [63] that intelligence increased as a response to an increased necessity for solving social problems as human society became more complex. [182][183][184], There is relatively little variation between human geographical populations, and most of the variation that occurs is at the individual level. And, obviously, that’s good enough for her. As a consequence of bipedalism, human females have narrower birth canals. They believe all organisms are made of quarks, which make atoms, which make molecules, which make elements, which make us. Non-African populations, however, acquired new genetic inputs from local admixture with archaic populations, and thus have much greater variation from Neanderthals and Denisovans than is found in Africa. It has been proposed that menopause increases a woman's overall reproductive success by allowing her to invest more time and resources in her existing offspring, and in turn their children (the grandmother hypothesis), rather than by continuing to bear children into old age. [286], While many species communicate, language is unique to humans, a defining feature of humanity, and a cultural universal. [127] On average, genetic similarity between any two humans is 99.5%-99.9%. the “animal world” doesn’t do that They do things based on instinct ONLY. [150] Helpless at birth, humans continue to grow for some years, typically reaching sexual maturity at 12 to 15 years of age. The question is, are humans prokaryotes? We have no time machine to prove we evolved from them. As we answer the question, are human prokaryotes, we should understand that the human body has a good number of prokaryotes. [151] The presence of the growth spurt is probably necessary to keep children physically small until they are psychologically mature. ", Smith, Anthony D. (1999) Myths and Memories of the Nation. By present estimates, humans have approximately 22,000 genes. The events in dreams are generally outside the control of the dreamer, with the exception of lucid dreaming, where the dreamer is self-aware. Having less sleep than this is common among humans, even though sleep deprivation can have negative health effects. [234] The only widely agreed notion about the topic is the intuition that it exists. [374] While not settled the current evidence suggests warlike predispositions only became common about 10,000 years ago, and in many places much more recently than that. I disagree with the evolution theory since humans existence shouldn’t be based on the existence of animals. But as for me and how I have evolved into who I am today, it just makes sense that it would be far too hot for fur in this climate especially with global warming/climate change taking place that is sure to kill everyone very soon. The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. "What is emotion? [291] There are approximately six thousand different languages currently in use, including sign languages, and many thousands more that are extinct. [247] From a more general, philosophical perspective, human motivation can be defined as a commitment to, or withdrawal from, various goals requiring the application of human ability. Humans are the only ape in which the female is intermittently fertile year round, and in which no special signals of fertility are produced by the body (such as genital swelling during estrus). Humans have unique traits regarding morality and language, but biologically humans are a type of animal known as a mammal. They are, however, as valid (in the sense of being trustworthy) as the sources they use. "[172] Obesity is caused by consuming more calories than are expended, so excessive weight gain is usually caused by an energy-dense diet.[171]. Despite this, genetic boundaries around local populations do not biologically mark off any fully discrete groups of humans. SAGE. [224], Humans are generally diurnal. [341] Major fields of philosophy include metaphysics, epistemology, rationality, and axiology (which includes ethics and aesthetics). White blood cells can change shape to destroy bacteria, which can infect your body. 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