The Traits Of Humanity : Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep

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The Traits of Humanity Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep is a novel that explores what it is to be human. Unlike humans, the androids in the novel have no empathy. This novel, also talks about the relationship between humans and animals. Animals have gone almost extinct because of the World War. The air during the world war was toxic with radiation, causing several people to transfer to different states. Since there are barely any organisms left on earth other than human beings, people are deprived of unity with other people but have unity with genuine animals. Lacking human life, the remaining humans have fear of changing into something that isn 't a human being. Humans fear of being an android themselves. This concern puts Deckard and others in the novel to obtain a real human nature in order to show their sympathy, even if it means removing their electric animals. A human person is a being, who defines themselves in this world through his/her reasoning. Through a philosophical view, humans have emotions and morals. “We find that reason, when applied to our senses and accumulated knowledge is the most reliable guide for understanding the world and making choices”.(Edwords). Philosophy believes that having the ability to reason is the essential trait that puts humans and animals into a different category. To determine what is right and wrong, reasoning is a must. Humans have the essential morals and feelings that help guide with reasoning. Being logical with our

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