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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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The humanism of HM-I clearly aimed to perform most psychological and social functions of traditional religions with no need for theism or other supernaturalisms.
In both Reason and Reverence and Becoming More Fully Human, Murry spells out many of those psychological and social functions for people who nowadays may wish to practice humanism in what he calls "alternative forms of community.
If secular humanism exhibits such a characteristic, then that would almost certainly justify its existence as an independent life stance--and demonstrate the need for a dedicated organization to be its advocate.
I submit that this meaningfully differentiates secular humanism from religious humanism, and from simple atheism as well.
Chapters 5 and 6 focus on the contributions of humanism and its significance in European culture.
In narrating the history of humanism, including the history of its interpretations by modern scholars, Nauert is at his best.
In the intellectual domain humanism has been shaken by demands to overstep or even overturn the old rules that claimed to govern and police humanity in the very name of humanity's progress.
In fact it is history that has seized on concepts that are supposedly stable and ahistorical, like human nature and natural law, which are among the foundation stones of humanism and 18th-century philosophy.
At the outset, I should stress that I am not suggesting that every use of the term religious humanism is improper.
Modem humanism seems, on the record, simply unable to be a movement.
Not the least important commonality for humanism and Marxism is that both "isms" are secular-though one rarely, if ever, hears of "secular Marxism.
He finds the humanism of Pico della Mirandola to be a nineteenth-century myth.