\"The Traits that Make Human Beings Unique\" - Ashley Yaffe Humanities Omega11 1 Body Shape \u201cThese mental symbols eventually led to language

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Ashley Yaffe Humanities 9/11/17 Omega11 1. Body Shape: “These mental symbols eventually led to language in all its complexity and the ability to process information is the main reason we are the only hominin still alive” (3). Culture: “We started to assign symbolic values to objects such as geometrical designs on plaques and cave art” (4). Agriculture: “Our advanced teamwork may simply reflect our long history of working together to get food” (3). Socialize: “We see evidence of basic linguistic abilities in chimpanzees, but we are the only ones writing things down” (5). Tools: “The technology behind the atomic bomb only exists because of a cooperative hive mind” (1). 2. A trait that makes
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Unformatted text preview: humans unique that I did not discover in class is that Humans help everyone in need of help and they have more emotional feelings for others. Another trait is that humans want to find out their identities and where they came from. 3. The human characteristic that best explains the difference between humans and animals is language. Langauge best explains the difference because Humans can write to communicate with others, but animals can not write. Humans have more than one way of communicating, but animals only have one way of communicating. Humans and animals have a lot of other characteristics that are in common, but this is the one characteristic that is completly different....
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  • Spring '18
  • Alexandra Spyropoulos
  • Writing, Nuclear weapon, Ashley Yaffe

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