What are a few examples of anthropomorphism?
Jun 6, 2016
Attributing human characteristics to non-human objects or animals.
In popular cultural, there are tonnes of examples:
- movies and films that have animals in human-like situations (Teenage mutant ninja turtles, most cartoons, etc).
- people giving their cars a name
- Christian concept of God was originally thought to be like a old grandfather in the clouds kind of guy.
- in early autonomy, the idea that the Earth was the centre of the universe and the sun and planets revolved around Earth.
- in biology, the idea that humans were the peak or apex of evolution and all other beings were lesser than us.