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Activity Discussion General Discussion What makes human beings different from other living beings? Reply To: What makes human beings different from other living beings?

  • Shivani

    June 15, 2021 at 8:04 am
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    Since we learned to write, we have to go into the details of how special we are. To the philosopher Aristotle, who emphasized our differences, it follows more than 2000 years ago. We are “smart animals” in the pursuit of knowledge, for him. We live through the art and reasoning that he wrote.

    Much of what he said, and photos. Yes, we can see the roots of many behaviors if we look only at human behaviors – these are our closest relatives, chimpanzees and bonobos. We are the only ones who can look into their world and write a book about it.

    “Of course we have similarities. We have contracts with all things in the natural world, and it would be strange if they didn’t exist. However, we need to look at the differences between people”. A paleoanthropologist at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, in the state of New York, USA.

    To understand these differences, it’s good to start by looking at what we have here. Why are we the only human species still alive today, even though many of our early ancestors are dying?

    Humans and chimpanzees diverged from our common ancestor of more than six million individuals last year. Fossil evidence points to how it gradually changed. We left the trees and started moving away, and started living in large groups of people. And then, when our brain is bigger. Physically, we are one of the other primate species, but it is our brains that are rare.

    We don’t know exactly what caused our brains to always be as big as they are today, but it seems to me that we owe our complex reasoning to it.

    It is quite possible that what we have in our brains is what makes us exist. If we, Homo sapiens, first appeared about 200,000 years ago, when we were alone. We shared the planet with at least four other Homo erectus, his cousins and nieces, as well as Neanderthals, Denisovans, the” hobbit ” Homo floresiensis, and the mysterious fourth group of humans.

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