|Views of Mans Nature
Manís nature can be looked at in many different ways. Observing a few of the several views helps one to appreciate all of the positive and negative characteristics man has brought forth. The majority of the views are negative, or pessimistic, and they are attracted to the thought of whether man has any hope, whereas the positive views focus on the outstanding needs and abilities of man. Christmas has its positive and negative characteristics to it as well, which is a good example.
One of the positive point of views came from Ashley Montigu, who was an optimistic man that believed that the outstanding characteristic of mankind is his ability to learn. Such aspects of life including physical needs of food, clothing, and shelter are main priorities. He believed that if children were raised so their needs are met, they would grow up healthy, happy, and stable. Emotionally, man needs love and acceptance and without those variables he will break down. Christma...