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    This job defines what is meant by the term "humanities" and explains what distinguishes the humanities from other modes of human inquiry and expression. It also lists a current example of each of the expressions of the humanities (art, music, architechture, philosophy, literature) and tells why each example shows current developments in politics, socioeconomics, and technology.

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    As you begin with defining what is meant by the term "humanities," and explain what distinguishes the humanities from other modes of human inquiry and expression, you might notice their creative, innovative, artistic, and original flair and voice. Unlike other modes which are more factual or knowledge-based, humanities seem to allow freedom of expression, personal feelings, reactions, ideas, specific cultural or racial values, political expressions, and other aspects of the creators' personalities and thinking to come into play.

    Since the humanities are more aesthetic in nature, I feel like they add an intellectual dimension, challenging our traditional ways of seeing things and themes. What do ...

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    This job offers humanities definitions and examples. It also shows real world relevance to the topics.

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