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Who are we? God, Science, and Humanity

Quotes of the day:

"The human brain is a most unusual instrument of elegant as yet unknown capacity" - Stuart Seaton

"The greatness of humanity is not in being human, but in being humane" - Gandhi

"A human being is a single being, unique and unrepeatable" - Eileen Caddy


God, Science, and Humanity 
This blog is a response to the following knowledge question:

“Knowledge gives us a sense of who we are.” To what extent is this true in the human sciences and one other area of knowledge?


For the past century,  scientists had been using animals for medical trials, surgical procedure practices, and cosmetic testing. This brought about many new benefits for the human race, including insulin treatments for diabetes patients, and heart valve transplants from pigs to humans. However, with the new scientific era came new ethical, social, and scientific questions for humanity. Do animals have feelings? As human beings, what are our responsibilities to other living creatures?…