Category Archives: Question of the Day

Privacy

Oct 23 -30 ’17 ~QofDay~ Privacy Is privacy a right? A really complex question. Too much privacy becomes a serious danger to social cooperation, as it allows cheats to avoid detection. Too little privacy and individual liberty is seriously at … Continue reading

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Pure Altruism ?

Sept 13 – 18 ’17 ~QofDay~ Something Good for Others… Pure Altruism? If doing something good for others makes us feel good, can there ever be such a thing as pure altruism? I think it depends very much on definitions. … Continue reading

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Judge ouselves

By what standards do you judge yourself? What sense judge? Is judge used in the sense of fine judgement – the ability to be able to see fine gradations of variation across a large number of dimensions (including dimensions of … Continue reading

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Hypocrisy

Aug1-7, ’17 ~QofDay~ Civilized Hypocrisy? Does hypocrisy play a role in a civilized society? It seems to me that hypocrisy is not a desirable feature of civilised society, and it is an inevitable one to a degree, given our evolutionary … Continue reading

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Hardest thing done

June 13-17, ’17 ~QofDay~ Hardest Thing Which is the hardest thing you had to do and why? A really challenging question. How to judge the many different dimensions of hard against each other? One really difficult thing was killing a … Continue reading

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Time

June 4-10, ’17 ~QofDay~ Following Time Why do we have time or follow time in this world, can’t we just live without a watch or clock anymore? Hi Bhatta, I think OM has the accurate answer, which is all to … Continue reading

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Mood

May 22-29, ’17 ~QofDay~ Mood If you are in a bad mood, do you prefer to be left alone or have someone to cheer you up? I’m very rarely in what I consider a bad mood (though Ailsa may disagree … Continue reading

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