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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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Forster's anxiety over the doomed fate of the empire goes hand in hand with his sense of the bankruptcy of liberal humanism ideal.
One group of utopians preparing to make the leap to posthumanity is the science fiction-influenced Extropians, whose detailed vision continues and expands the Cartesian dichotomy; a kind of Liberal Humanism with computers, their plan privileges the cybercombinative mind, if not the extreme of "uploading" promoted by the single-minded roboticist Hans Moravec.
Their moment is no longer the crossroads where an "informed" liberal humanism will be enough.
But with the reception of Saturday, the tainted values of liberal humanism also seem to have regained their innocence, masking their complicity in other tales that occur outside private homes in London.
The protagonist of Burgess's "Malayan Trilogy" is destroyed by his own misguided liberal humanism in which naive essentialism blends with Westernstyle scientific arrogance to form a textbook case of Orientalism diagnosed in Said's analysis of the same title.
Howard's hostility to liberal humanism is also evident in his treatment of an English Department colleague, Miss Callendar, a woman who describes herself as having the moral conscience of a 'nineteenth-century liberal' (p.
A lot of the texts contain attacks on traditional liberal humanism, with a special emphasis on anything to do with spirituality.
Liberal humanism, the broader intellectual movement within which the author locates the feminism of the period, did not "duplicate the discursive process of differentiation and exclusion by which Western liberal humanism was constructed" (18).
The memoirs are a testament to Kostiuk's fabulous memory (aided, obviously, by scrupulous notebooks and documents), his old-fashioned liberal humanism, his good-natured and tolerant character, and his dedication to Ukrainian literature and Ukrainian democratic politics.
She demonstrates that 'applying this contemporary methodology to early modern texts helps to defamiliarize the assumptions of liberal humanism regarding the unitary, autonomous self and to encourage the audience to experience imaginatively the very different perceptions of the shifting, unstable, gendered subject inscribed within early modern texts' (p.
This subjectivity is not an anachronism retroactively conferred by the culture of bourgeois individualism, the essentialism of liberal humanism.
Dewey and Whitman attempted to secularize American life, and they expressed the values of liberal humanism in doing so.

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