Some Interesting Questions
The following questions are meant to get you thinking. Thus,
they do not come with answers. They are simply queries that are
interesting to me. I'll have more thought
provoking questions gathered together on the site from time
to time as well, so watch for those new collections to be announced
on the hompage.
Does having a thousand ideas indicate creativity if not
one of them is actually used to create something?
How many ways can you explain something without the use
When you say that "I am intelligent," doesn't
that suggest that your mind is your self?
Since power can be used to help us or hurt us, and the
true value of a technology is dependent on discovering and valuing
what is truly important so that our devices and systems can help
us attain those values, does this make the practice of spirituality
the ultimate technology?
Is worshiping and holding as sacred a book any less a form
of idolatry than gathering around a golden calf?
Why is it that many of the holiest causes - even when labeled
as love - make the killing of other people so much easier?
Given that stealing, though normally wrong, could be the
right thing to do if needed to feed a starving child, is there
any moral rule or commandment that can be considered truly inviolable?
Is it fair to call it love when it is based on what we
want from another person?
How is pure democracy different from mob rule?
Can we call an economic system moral if it encourages politics
and the force of government as a means of gaining the value others
create, rather than the free exchange of values?
How would the world be different if the speed of light
was just a one hundred miles per hour?
If how people spend their money was a good indication of
the values that guide their lives, what would your financial
habits say about your life and about what you value most?
If an animal cannot "see" "stupidity"
nor the beauty of an idea because it has no words to express
the concepts, what else can we see because of our languages?
What is the difference between knowledge and wisdom?
Why are the most important questions often feared?