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Humans have a highly developed brain , capable of abstract reasoning , language , introspection , and problem solving . This mental capability, combined with an erect body carriage that frees the hands for manipulating objects, has allowed humans to make far greater use of tools than any

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The social construction of sexual behavior —its taboos , regulation and social and political impact—has had a profound effect on the various cultures of the world since prehistoric times. Contents 1 Sources 2 The study of the history of human sexuality 3 Sex in various

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Even if not explicitly connected with religion, infliction of capital punishment has been described as a form of ritual human sacrifice. [ 1 ] Death by burning historically has aspects of both human sacrifice ( Wicker Man , Tophet ) and capital punishment ( Brazen bull , Tamar , tunica molesta

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Many of the basic ideas that animated the movement developed in the aftermath of the Second World War and the atrocities of the Holocaust , culminating in the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Paris by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948. The ancient world

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Therefore, Smith argued, the productive power of labor are both dependent on the division of labor: "The greatest improvement in the productive powers of labour, and the greater part of the skill, dexterity, and judgement with which it is any where directed, or applied, seem to have been

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During Spanish colonization, the oppression of the indigenous populations was chronicled at length by clergyman Bartolomé de las Casas . The subsequent transportation of African slaves to the island, which lasted over 300 years, led to British military intervention and a determination "to

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The full title of the Treatise is 'A Treatise of Human Nature: Being an Attempt to introduce the experimental Method of Reasoning into Moral Subjects'. It contains the following sections: Book 1: "Of the Understanding" – An investigation into human cognition. Important statements of Skepticism

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European Convention on Human Rights print that page


The Convention established the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR). Any person who feels his or her rights have been violated under the Convention by a state party can take a case to the Court. Judgements finding violations are binding on the States concerned and they are obliged to execute

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The human voice consists of sound made by a human being using the vocal folds , a body part, for talking , singing , laughing , crying , screaming , etc. Its frequency ranges from about 60 to 7000 Hz. The human voice is specifically that part of human sound production in which the vocal

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The Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, especially Women and Children (also referred to as the Trafficking Protocol) was adopted by the United Nations in Palermo , Italy in 2000, and is an international legal agreement attached to the United Nations Convention