Philosophy Essay | The Differences Between Man and Animal

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The Differences Between Man and Animal

Summary: Contends that man is different from animal in both kind ad degree. Examines man's unique position in the universe while acknowledging similarities with animals.
The difference between man and animal has been somewhat of a debatable issue over the times. There are valid arguments for both sides, but for this writer, one side is clearly taken - not just because of physical fact, but because of religion as well. Although man and animal do have much in common, man is different in both kind and degree from animals.

Perhaps the most obvious of arguments to be used is the following: Self-control. Man in the most basic level has self-control. For example, while both humans and animals get hungry, a human can have self-control and prevent him or herself from eating. Consider this: It is the holy month of Ramadan and a Muslim has been fasting all day. A plate of food is prepared in front of him. While he may be extremely hungry and very tempted to eat...

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