Acceptance of online education and degree for a common man is still like a question mark. Many people believe that those who are not eligible for admission in any good traditional university or college usually go for online education, but it’s not right at all because performance graph of online degree holders shows that […]
JEE Main reaching its culmination, it is time for the aspirants to wait for the result. Soon the result will be out and there will be many who would rejoice and simultaneously some will silently either turn their ways or start preparing for the next time. Those who took the exam know what result […]
Diversity: Your students are likely to come from all parts of the globe. How amazing would it feel to touch the lives of people from all around the world? It’s incredibly rewarding. Schedule: Work your own hours and don’t be bound by a 9-5 routine. It helps to remove the monotonous drudgery of everyday life […]
For thousands of years scientists have been working to crack the code of our DNA and see just what makes humans human and what differentiates us from those around us. From the early times of Hippocrates and Aristotle and their postulation of characteristics being handed down from one generation to the next to technological advances […]
Occasionally a question comes out to my mind-Are we human just because of the unique traits and attributes not shared with animal or machine?
If I follow the definition of “human” , it is circular: we are human by virtue of the properties that make us human (i.e., distinct us from the animal and the machine). Clearly this is a definition by negation: that which separates us from animal and machine is our “human-ness”.
However, inevitably, we are human because we are not animal, nor machine.
Such thinking has been rendered progressively, less tenable by the advent of evolutionary and neo-evolutionary theories, which postulate a continuum in nature between animals and Man.
Our uniqueness is partly quantitative, partly qualitative.