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    Updated on Aug 31, 2020. Posted on Oct 2, 2016

    21 Things No One Tells You About Being A Human

    Mornings never stop being the enemy.

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    1. The things we need to do most are often the things we enjoy doing the least.

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    2. We are stubborn creatures of habit.

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    3. The human world isn't necessarily like your favorite books made it out to be.

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    4. As humans get older they become less skilled at getting to sleep.

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    5. Even when conditions are perfect.

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    6. We are more comfortable when swaddled in our warmest clothing.

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    7. Humans can be conditioned to prefer the company of animals over other humans.

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    8. Humans have an almost impractical amount of loyalty to members of the same family.

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    9. Some of us achieve with ease what others long for over a lifetime.

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    10. Technology is both the enemy and the friend of humans.

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    11. We rely on the structure of government, but enjoy no part of the process.

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    12. Humans have the ability to feel two completely contradictory things at once.

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    13. Nostalgia is one of the strongest of human emotions, regardless of age.

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    14. Humans often use the most offensive language to form the strongest bonds.

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    15. Humans have a gift for ruining a franchise between the book and movie stage.

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    16. Human singing ability is almost always better in one's head than in reality.

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    17. We crave the comfort of warmth in all its forms.

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    18. Even when coupled, humans have the need for independence.

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    19. The human brain has an extremely selective memory.

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    20. Getting out of bed is one of the greatest of all human struggles.

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    21. In fact, some humans are sometimes not actually fully human before noon.

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