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“How we adapt is impressive.”

the us that is us

Throughout history, man has used our extremities to make sense of the world around us. That means using our hands, feet, and ears to maneuver our ways through life. There was a lot of trial and error throughout life but we weathered the storm to get to where we are in today’s society. Now today’s topic is how humans use our anatomy to survive in the world. I’m sure early on in life we used to many methods of eating and hunting, but we ultimately learned the best methods of life.


The limbs serve as such a vital role in our ability to maintain on this planet. And when we don’t have them we are unable to survive. Well, for the greater portion of our human existence we were unable to do so. IN the present we have these different ways to live without legs, feet, arms, and hands. But let’s observe how the limbs work.

  • The hands are used for more than holding items and picking items up. The hands served as the ability to grasp hold of weapons for defense, as well as engineering and infrastructure initially in society. But a major aspect of the hand was the use of the opposable thumb. The thumb is used in everything we need our hands for in life.

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  • The feet serve as a way of movement with an ability to pivot. Kept us from being prey for so long as a species on this planet. But we had to find means of developing protection because we were open to so many infectious diseases and climate changes.

Human Feet on White Sand during Daytime

  • Legs are the addition to human movement that gave us the ability to further become predators and not prey. Imagine a world wear humans had no legs. But legs also serve as a way to find food for ourselves in high places.

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  • And the arm is the further extension of the hand that gives us the ability to lift. The hands grip, but we use the arms to pick up items. Try using your hands without your arms bending or moving. It’s impossible to do so.

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  • The human ear serves as ability to hear trouble when trouble is lurking. We still have that instinct today when walking up the street we hear noise behind us, we quickly turn around. This is a survival method that has brought us thus far in life.

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Author: faheemjackson44

I am from Racine, Wisconsin where I was raised until I graduated high school back in the year 2006. That entire time growing up in my mother's house, I was a student athlete. My goal was to embark on a general business career or athletics. But injuries through sports stopped a sports path, so I decided upon business with a focus in marketing. While attending undergraduate school at University of Wisconsin-Parkside, I began to write screenplays in my senior year. At first it was for fun, but I quickly learned writing allow me to transfer negative energy into characters I created. This led to a decrease in depressing mood swings, which in turn boosted my quality of life. After undergraduate school in May of 2011, I move to New York City for graduate school. While pursuing my MBA, I continued to write screenplays, but always wanted to write novels as well. I finished graduate school back in the year 2014, but wrote screenplays until I began thinking of my first short film, first First Day Fears. While finishing my fifth feature length screenplay, I started to write my first novel this year. So far, I have finished my first short film and working on my next one (Freedomless Speech), and recently self published my first novel (The Boy Who Could Talk To God) and short stories book (Faheem Jackson Short Story Collection Volume 1). My feature length screenplays have been put on temporary hold to finish my short films and books, but I am making good progress on my sixth feature length screenplay. With year 2017 ending, I am currently writing my novel Precinct 86 and Faheem Jackson Short Story Collection Vol. 2. I have started teaching myself photography and will pursuing that by summer of 2018, along with my videography, podcast later on, and more research for my documentary.

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