Highest Common Denominator

What makes us human?

  • Voice Box (Larnyx)
  • The Shoulder for throwing
  • The Hand and Opposable Thumbs
  • Naked, Hairless Skin
  • Standing Upright and Bipedalism
  • Blushing Response (some would only humans have a need to blush)
  • The Human Brain
  • The Mind: Imagination, Creativity, and Forethought
  • Religion and Awareness of Death
  • Thirst for Knowledge
  • Faith in a Higher Power
Down inside we have a longing for God.
The space that Pascal called the vacuum
Which God left behind. 
    — Billy Graham
The deepest longing of the human heart is to know and enjoy the glory of God. We were made for this. 
             — John Piper

More on the quest:

Resources:

https://www.thoughtco.com/what-makes-us-human-4150529

https://www.oprah.com/spirit/the-faith-gene-belief-in-a-higher-power/all

One Comment Add yours

  1. Nancy E Buhrer says:

    I think of the beautiful wisdom of St Augustine!

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