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human

noun being, body, character, human being, individual, living soul, man, member of the human race, one, particular one, party, person, woman
Associated concepts: human rights law, United NationsDeclaration of Human Rights
See also: bodily, character, person, physical
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Matt Pope, a University College London expert in Neanderthal evolution told the Sunday Times that modern man benefited from the arrangement.
It seems reasonable that the cultural achievements of modern man are facilitated by this neural network.
gt;> Ancient man used to rely on body odour and other bodily fluids to mark his property but thankfully modern man has at least developed past doing that.
For the evolution of modern man to come to pass, it was argued, a mild environment was required.
Gone are the days of the "lad" or even the "metro-sexual" - today's modern man is clean living, hard working, and puts his family first.
Paying careful attention to detail and subtext and drawing support from ancient and modern scholars, Goodman paints us a portrait of a lonely, loveless and surprisingly modern man, set apart from the rest of the world and doomed from his miraculous conception to fulfill a Divine mission he neither understands nor has the power to preempt.
Instead, Gaudium et spes should be] read more through the lens of dc Lubac's [book] The drama of atheistic humanism; then, I think, there is a project of reaching out to so-called modern man and helping him to find himself by promoting John Paul II's theology of the body; the Trinitarian anthropology of the encyclicals Redemptor Hominis, Dives in Misericordia, and Dominum et Vivificantem [The Redeemer of man, 1979; On mercy, 1981; On the Holy Spirit, 1983]; and the values of the Gospel of Life in Evangelium vitae and Veritatis splendor [Gospel of Life--that project has really only just begun and has a long way to go before it starts to bear fruit.
This view of the modern man, who is unsure of himself, unsure of what is right and wrong, and fighting "inner demons," is the genesis of the homosexual "cowboys" in Brokeback Mountain, touted as "the year's most daring love story.
Other titles by Seyyed Hossein Nasr include updated and revised editions of Ideals and Realities of Islam (2001), Islam and the Plight of Modern Man (2002), and his comprehensive exposition A Guide to the Modern World (1994).
Rather than wanting a homemaker who thinks more about cup-cakes than canoodling, modern man is after a sexually- confident woman who is not shy about paying her own way.
The price of being a thoroughly modern man was yesterday costed at more than pounds 8,000.
The Sabbath: Its Meaning for Modern Man (New York: Noonday Press, 1994).

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