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kore wrote

Reply to comment by LostYonder in What is "humane"? by LostYonder

haha yeah well it's not really inclusive in latin, i just like to think it could be that way.


LostYonder OP wrote

no, certainly not, particularly as it is an expression of the Christian idea that man is created from the earth/clay/dust... But that's just the roots of an idea that ultimately goes beyond that original meaning. Thus the appeal of your more humane reading of the humane :)