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  • n. The study of human nature.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The study of human nature.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The doctrine or science of human nature, or of matters relating to humanity.


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  • The robot Daneel was designed and built by Spacer Roboticist Han Fastolfe, who is trying to design a science of predicting and guiding the overall future of humanity by finding the laws of humanics - similar to the laws of robotics.

    Revisiting The Robot Novels

  • Lucius said, once again getting straight to the point,? presents a fascinating problem in our study of humanics.


  • "Our hypotheses concerning the philosophical nature of humanics, " Rydberg said, 'must have their foundation in truth among species.


  • We envisioned a system of humanics that would guide human behavior, just as the Laws of Robotics guide our behavior, just as the Laws of Robotics guide our behavior.


  • That is being recognized by business houses today and somebody has called that particular activity of satisfying these human needs the humanics of business, contrasted with the mechanics of business.

    The Family Life of Big Business

  • The humanics of business is the study of ways and means to keep men and women happy sand satisfied and efficient.

    The Family Life of Big Business

  • The soft-hearted fanaticism of humanics that saves a brutal murderer, or would-be murderer like Berkman, from the gallows or the chair, and eventually turns him loose to commit more crimes against innocent people, is not only wrong, and wicked, but in aggravated cases it is a _crime_ against society.

    The Minds and Manners of Wild Animals A Book of Personal Observations

  • Or, if there is an American Humanics program near you, try to secure a NextGen Leader intern (who has access to a $4,500 grant to cover the stipend of a nonprofit internship - see www. for details).



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  • The engineer knows his mechanics,

    The farmer is wise in botanics,

    But be you beware

    Of any who dare

    To claim they are deep in humanics.

    October 9, 2015