Redness - [PROTOTYPE] fanficWhat does it mean to be human? Is being human about a physical body, a language center, and complex reasoning abilities? Is it simply a genus and a species? Humans on average use the word 'human' more often to describe something relatable or of value than they do to describe their biological properties.
What does it mean to be human? Sentience.
The word human has evolved over time, with the superiority complex of the species, to mean 'sentient'. In the average person's day to day life, this is not disputed Humans are the only sentient life form on the planet, by their own standards. But as technology and science continue to advance, more and more problems arise. What does it mean to be human? What does it mean to be sentient?
Some say the deciding factor is Qualia. 'Qualia' is a term used to explain feelings or experiences that cannot be communicated. Life experiences like anger or sadness, the color red, a brain freeze, or even the feeling of pain.
These are qualia.
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