In the Jewish scriptures, Psalm 8, raises the question of humanity. It does not ask "What is God?" Alexander Pope wrote, "Know then thyself. Presume not God to scan. The proper study of mankind is mankind." Yet, people are more concerned scanning a God or Gods. Pope held understanding ourselves, our passions, as taking precedence over pursuing understanding God. Emmett Coyne will draw from various sources to explore the subject of humanity.