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humanism

[h(y)o̅o̅′məniz′əm]
a system of thought pertaining to the interests, needs, and welfare of human beings; the concept that human needs and values are of utmost importance.

humanism

The concept that human interests, values, and dignity are of utmost importance. This is integral to the actions and thoughts of those who care for the sick.

Patient discussion about humanism

Q. I am a man with breast cancer. Hello friends, you might have heard about breast cancer in women but here I am a man with breast cancer. Is Herceptin licensed to treat me?

A. Hi, what were your symptoms and when did you discover you had breast cancer?

Q. what are the basics products we as a humans, need to have in our diet?

A. A regular healthy diet should be comprised of a 40-50% carbohydrate (bread, rice, etc.), 30-40% protein (dairy, meat, chicken, fish) and 20% fat. Other important ingredients are fruit and vegetables, that contain large amounts of fibers and vitamins.

Q. Is there a difference between a man's diet and a woman's diet? let say for the point of it the weight the same and they are in the same age .

A. no one should have the same exact diet, you need to find what works for you and helps you achieve your goals.

the base of the diet could be the same, for example burn calories then you consume. But other wise, find what works for you.

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In some eases new formats involve a direct break with the individualistic ethos of liberal humanism.
Whether we advocate Christian humanism with its Eucharistic model of reading or appeal to secular liberal humanism with its belief in a common humanity on the basis of universal reason, neither mode of humanism will attract anyone who has learned from theory to suspect the inauthenticity of ungrounded commitments.
Why should we return, say, to Frye's liberal humanism with all its unquestioned assumptions about reason and human nature?
The hermeneutical nature of reflection does put paid once and for all, however, to the illusion that the future of theory lies in a return to liberal humanism (Christian or otherwise) or to "traditional" common sense.
If the negative heritage of liberal humanism is its unacknowledged embeddedness within a capitalist economy, its more positive heritage is the discourse of rights, a discourse which asserts that all humans are entitled to the freedom to pursue their desires and opportunities, irrespective of race, gender, orientation, class, and other particularities, to the extent that such freedoms do not infringe on the freedoms of others.
The result is that for many people a rejection of the economic exploitation of liberal humanism has become bound up in a rejection of all "foreign" interventions and thus social reform becomes tainted with an overall resistance of Euro-American hegemony.
Wilson, whose ideology concurred with the tenets of nationalist literary histories and whose critical approach embraced a highly moralistic variant of liberal humanism.
Katherine Hayles, Vint asks us to rethink critically the boundaries we automatically place around realms of thought, including gender, liberal humanism, notions of agency, and subjectivity.
Implicit in her critique throughout the book is a rejection of liberal humanism, which Vint argues is a privileged point of view that needs to be queried and problematized.

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