the human condition


: part of being a person
The need to be loved is simply part of the human condition.

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Recent Examples on the Web That experience had an impact on him as a person and a film director, urging him to explore the psychological aspects of the human condition through his work. Elsa Keslassy, Variety, 2 May 2024 Through themes of despair, disillusionment, and the struggles of everyday Americans, Bruce has formed an unparalleled legacy, painting an unflinching portrait of the human condition. Katcy Stephan, Variety, 8 Apr. 2024 Intended to provide some respite from the information inundation associated with screens, her compositions embody a philosophy of Digital Humanism, an examination of digital tools in relation to the human condition. Ana María Caballero, Forbes, 26 Feb. 2024 The needs identified are basic to the human condition and give a more granular understanding of Maslow’s five-point hierarchy of needs – physiological, safety, love and belonging, esteem and self-actualization. Pamela N. Danziger, Forbes, 28 Feb. 2024 While some mistakenly label him a regional poet, his only boundaries are the trackless reaches of the human condition. Richard Lederer, San Diego Union-Tribune, 16 Mar. 2024 Whereas most pop songs utilize at least a modicum of gloss to conceal the thirstiest elements of the human condition, this thing sounded like it was shot full of caffeine and truth serum. Chris Richards, Washington Post, 13 Mar. 2024 Grief is one of the great paradoxes of the human condition. Stephen C. George, Discover Magazine, 13 Mar. 2024 Regarding topics, there is an urgency for filmmakers to document the world in turmoil – conflicts, the climate crisis and their impact on the human condition – from a very personal and micro level lens. Annika Pham, Variety, 12 Mar. 2024

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“The human condition.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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