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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 fact secular humanism is not so much a body of beliefs as a method for reaching understanding.
While humanism was concerned with the past and ancient civilizations, European explorers were discovering a new world which they described with the tools of humanism.
sets out to disprove, but in the service of a much more constructive undertaking: to demonstrate that precisely in the Thomistic understanding of grace and hope we find the theological warrant we need for a renewed Christian humanism.
We are happy that the HSC family and the rest of WVU community joined us for this celebration of humanism in healthcare," Allison Lastinger, vice president of the WVU chapter and member of the School of Medicine Class of 2011, said.
In this light, the second part of the book consists of essays on the reception and influence of humanism in authors whose philosophical and intellectual framework was deeply informed by the New World.
While the authors thus acknowledge the postmodern turn, they firmly deny the destructive Nietzschean postmodernism, evident in figures such as Michael Foucault, that rejects any notion of classical humanism in favor of a heuristic of power relationships.
The "postmodernism" in such humanism makes any totalizing gesture impossible: Vonnegut "doesn't have to have .
Two schools of thought were compared in this manuscript, namely behaviorism and humanism.
A humanism that is not Christian cannot save the world.
Like John Paul II, Weigel believes that European humanism cannot survive without Christianity; indeed he believes that the roots of the European democratic project lie not in the Enlightenment but in Christianity's respect for the individual.
1) They are perhaps sufficiently discreet to escape the vigilance of hegemonic humanism, the tendentious, monopolistic Truth wielded by the victors.
As the title suggests, Secular Humanism is promoted as an alternative to organized religion.