19 Questions for Humanity
THE SECRETS OF THE UNIVERSE
If revealed to you, and if they challenged everything you thought you knew, could you discard all of your previous beliefs?
IN THE STRUGGLE BETWEEN HAPPINESS AND MEANINGFULNESS
Is it better to participate in the grand human social machine or seek contentment alone?
If and when scientists perfect a method to extend life indefinitely, would you take the plunge?
IN THE REALM OF CURRENT EVENTS
Beyond money, why do people choose to be Police Officers? Attorneys? Politicians?
THAT THING CALLED LOVE
Purely bio-chemical? A genuine spiritual event? Or a survival mechanism to overcome the perils of being utterly alone?
WHERE WE’RE GOING, WE DON’T NEED ROADS
If, long from now, the world is completely mechanized, thus eliminating the need for most people to work, what will we do with our lives?
EVERYONE HAS ONE
Which one rules the roost: Opinions? Or facts?
THINK HARD ON THIS ONE
Does every single human life…have value?
A MOMENT OF OMNISCIENCE
If you could ask ONE question of the universe and have it answered utterly and completely, what would it be?
THIS ONE’S RHETORICAL
Why do so many people get so angry about politics?
NO JUDGMENTS, I PROMISE
From the following, choose the worst thing you could possibly be addicted to: Alcohol, Drugs, Sex, Gambling…or TV…
UFC 666: JESUS VERSUS SUPERMAN
If you could lock any two historical figures (dead or alive) in a cage for a fight to the death, which two would you pick?
THAT SONG BY THE CLASH
A fascinating new planet is discovered far from Earth. You can journey there safely and live out your life, but it’s a one-way ticket for you and whomever you take. Do you stay or go?
STEPFORD WIVES (AND HUSBANDS)
Let’s say science perfects an absolutely lifelike robot for use as a spouse. And let’s say this beautiful, intelligent, customized-to-you robot will do anything and everything you ask. You buying one?
CONTINUING THE SHALLOW THEME
Perfect body? Perfect face? Or perfect intellect?
CRIMES AGAINST OURSELVES
Considering everything, does humanity deserve to exist?
IN THE BATTLE BETWEEN
Is there any such thing as absolute good or evil?
BACK TO THE FUTURE
You’ve built a time machine. It only goes one direction in time. Do you want to see how it all began? Or how it all will end?
AND A BONUS QUESTION (WHEN SOMEONE ASKS YOU IF YOU’RE A GOD, YOU SAY ____)
Pretend you’re a deity for a day. What’s the first thing you do to the world?
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