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Springfield-Greene County Library; Springfield, MO

Springfield-Greene County Library; Springfield, MO

May 7, 2016–June 3, 2016


Library patrons were invited to answer to the question "What does it mean to be human?" while visiting the Exploring Human Origins traveling exhibit at the Springfield-Greene County Library in Springfield, MO.


They wrote their answers on sticky notes which are represented here exactly as they were written, without editing of text; any drawings are described in parentheses.


To ask the question "What does it mean to be human?
Love one another
To create or created
you fat (drawing of gasp face)
to have two feet & arms & no tail (drawing of heart)
To wonder to feel awe
Mastering Bipedal Movement and Humo-
Having to deal with other humans... interverts unite!
Seeking out new things to LEARN!
Crtowieh pauiruiri sye olle drugiego crtxwielve cogido ergo sum.!.
DE_Evoluntion is real (underlined) (4 layer round cake)
Jehovah's Witnesses business card
In the Beginning GOD life into man
Jesus Christ is my ni(two stars)a
To love cookies!!
compassion selfishness love inner moral compass sharing finding your you.
Having a chance to live with our earth and god.
God could create people & rocks that apperaed 6000000yrs old - Why would SHE?
to be a child of God.
God Created all things including the first monkey
Neanderthals evolved into I.T. people
It's up to You...
The ole Razzle Dazzle
(cursive) Relationships beyond survival.
God's greatest gift to humankind is the ability to adapt.
to respect god (drawing of smiley face)
To not be a Jerk
To feel empathy and care for each other
To learn to trust is human
they have rights
To keep the world moving forward
To lie (drawing of sad face)
To seek happyness
Gen.1 - 26 or 27?? We are created in the image of GOD or LOVE Gen1:29 - We are to eat plts Not kill- when we don't We loose our humanity!
To go potty and wear big girl panties" - Skylar age 4
Horriable and good
Empathy - + symathy - + equals understanding
watching people fail
(cursive) Love one another
Be nice
a scull
Little version of Jesus
(cursive) To be made in His (God's) image and likeness. to care and have respect for all mankind.
Sharing your culture


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