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  • We are more than just bones animated by flesh
    We are more than just chemicals and chemical reactions
    We are more than just atoms and molecules
    We are more than just data

    We are more than just wild animals
    We are more than just sentient beings
    We are more than just thoughts and feelings
    We are more than just codes and classifications

    We are those that create a world beyond our imagination
    We are those will venture in to the most hazardous conditions just because we're curious
    Or just because we want to see just how much we can do
    We are those that dare to dream of a better world, though thousands of years of fighting make such dreams seem hopeless

    We are those that love unconditionally, even when those we love do not love us back
    We are those that give everything and keep nothing for ourselves
    We are those that devote our whole lives to the simplest of ideas
    We are those that will work together with strangers to make something unbelievably beautiful

    We are those that will listen even when we don't understand
    We are those that will listen even when listening will hurt us
    We are those that will listen to those we hate - and understand how they feel
    We are those that will be told that all is useless - and do not listen

    We are those that can forgive those who we never thought we could
    We are those that will fight to our last breath to defend people we've never met
    We are those that might die so that others would live
    And even the most cynical can sometimes be amazed
    At just how wonderful being human can be

    The photo above, taken by me, is of the Manchester Central Library, currently being developed to be bigger and better, a testament to our desire to constantly learn and grow. And yet another great thing about being human.
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