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    Free Will

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    A Question of I The sense we experience as I, or me, is one which has been both questioned and debated undoubtedly since the beginnings of recorded human history. From the first cave paintings, to the great library of Alexandria and today the internet, a clear record of mankind’s recognition of himself as separate from the world around him has been depicted and seems to be an inherent theme. This paper will serve not only as a dissent to the current popular belief of free will evidenced globally

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    Evolution Assessment: Part A Q1: Hominidae is a family, which included great apes and humans. All members are mostly larger compared to earlier primate species. Their key features included long arms, short legs, no tail, five fingers and five toes, opposable thumbs and big toes. They mostly lived on the ground and could stand up on two legs. The difference between Hominins and Honindae group is that Hominids consists of extinct Great Apes, including modern humans, chimpanzees, gorillas and their

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    Homo Sapiens

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    extremities, a collarbone, and a single pair of mammary glands on the chest (order Primates); and that has eyes at the front of the head, stereoscopic vision, and a proportionately large brain (suborder Anthropoidea). The species belongs to the family Hominidae, the general characteristics of which are discussed below. III. Structure and PhysiologyPrint section The details of skeletal structure distinguishing Homo sapiens from the nearest primate relatives—the gorilla, chimpanzee, and orangutan—stem

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    Human Evolution

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    humans were always humans. Humans are classified in the mammalian family Primates. In this arrangement, humans, along with our extinct close ancestors, and our nearest living relatives, the African apes, are sometimes placed together in the family Hominidae because of genetic similarities. Two-leg walking seems to be one of the earliest of the major hominine characteristics to have evolved. In the course of human evolution the size of the brain has been more than tripled. The increase in brain size

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    Human Evolution

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    within this order, humans, along with our extinct close ancestors, and our nearest living relatives, the African apes, are sometimes placed together in the family Hominidae because of genetic similarities, although classification systems more commonly still place great apes in a separate family, Pongidae. If the single grouping, Hominidae, is used, the separate human line in the hominid family is distinguished by being placed in a subfamily, Homininae, whose members are then called hominines—the

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    best-known early hominin species, paleoanthropologists have discovered and cleaned up the fossils of more than 300 different individuals of this kind. (Humanoriginssiedu, 2016) Australopithecus in translation means ‘southern ape’ and is named for a hominidae species discovered in South Africa, now the word afarensis, was named after a location in the Afar Depression in Ethiopia, Africa, where many of the first species and fossils where discovered. (Aus.museum.net.au, 2016) A. afarensis is believed to

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    Human Evolution

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    human origins from pre-humans to modern humans, major discoveries and the history of human evolution, and what the future may hold as far as evolution for the human species. Homo sapiens are the only living representative of the family Hominidae. The Hominidae, or hominids are a group of upright walking primates with relatively large brains. So all humans are hominids, but not all hominids could be called human. Next all humans are primates. The mammalian order of primates includes about 180 species

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    This subspecies of the western gorilla is unfortunately known for being the most threatened of all subspecies. It was initially considered a new species in 1904 when it was named Gorilla diehli, but its lifestyle was unknown for many years until further research made in the 1980s produced new interesting facts about its life. Despite being considered as a species before , new information led to consider them as subspecies of the western Gorilla. The appearance of the cross river gorilla is not very

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    What is evolution? Evolution is a theory in which over a large periodical amount of time living things change physical features or behaviors to become the way they are. Now the big question is did humans magically appear on Earth? The answer is no. Humans evolved in a very slow manner over a large amount of time. Scientists have proven human physical and behavioral characteristics evolved from ape-like ancestors. Evidence has also shown that these characteristics took approximately six millions years

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    Apes Essay

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    apes is just based on a lack of knowledge. First of all, I believe that whoever made this claim does not mean ape, but they mean gorillas. Humans are apes and so are gorillas. However, humans did not evolve from gorillas. They are both part of the Hominidae family. Characteristics of this classification include bipedal locomotion, teeth structure, increased brain size, and manual dexterity. This transformation is seen in all Hominids over millions of years. Below, is a table that shows the transformation

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