Essay About Human Nature

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Human Nature The beliefs I have about human nature is a combination of our innate and learned behaviors. Most of them coming from or innate drive for survival, thus our fight of flight reactions to different stimuli. Even though our determination to survive trumps our other instincts, our nature tells us to nurturing our young, old, and people of ill health. Since humans are nurturing in nature, they need one another in order to survive. Our human nature is to help each other build shelter, raise or find food, and help others that are in need. Unfortunately, human nature also possesses negative qualities such as one culture wanting to be superior to another. Although we have made progress to this regard in the last 100 years we still have a long way to go. Personality As humans we are born with a personality, but as we age our experiences from outside influences can affect and change our personalities. If we are developing that secure bond with our parents as infant’s chances are our personalities will become positive and perhaps cheerful. On the other hand, if we are neglected during our early development …show more content…

One of the ways people change is seeking spiritual guidance by allowing a higher power into their lives. There are cases when people who are not facing negative consequences decide to make changes in their lives, although I believe these are rare cases, because unless people are facing negative consequences their motivation for change is minimal. People can change in many ways such as becoming financially responsible but stopping their frivolous spending. Changing their diet and eating nutritional foods instead of fatty and sugary foods for health or weight concerns. Typically, there needs to be a motivating factor to cause people to make the effort to rearrange their lifestyle to

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