Question of the Week #204

Running too quickly on an icy sidewalk in front of a neighbor's house, you slip and break your leg. Would you be likely to sue the owner of the house if you were confident you could win the suit because of his negligence in shoveling the snow? First of all, why am I running on … Continue reading Question of the Week #204

Question of the Week #203

Relative to the population at large, how do you rate your physical attractiveness? Your intelligence? Your personality? I'm pretty sure I'm utterly average in all three of these areas. In a recent job interview, one of the interviewers pointed out that I am horrible at bragging on myself. So even if I found myself to … Continue reading Question of the Week #203

Question of the Week #202

Would you be willing to commit perjury for a close friend? For example, might you testify that he was driving carefully when he hit a pedestrian even though he had been joking around and not paying attention? No. And I'm sure that would lose me some friendships if I were put into that position. I'm … Continue reading Question of the Week #202

Question of the Week #201

Do you frequently find yourself--just to be polite--saying things you don't mean? For example, when you say good-bye to someone who does not interest you, do you act as though you enjoyed their company? Of course I do. That's because I'm not the only person in this world who has independent thoughts and feelings. Therefore, … Continue reading Question of the Week #201

Question of the Week #200

In conversations, do you tend to listen or talk more? Come on. Do you even know me? Obviously, I talk more. Just kidding. If you know me at all, you know I'm not a talker. And for those of you who only know me through reading my blog, I'm far less verbal than I may … Continue reading Question of the Week #200

Question of the Week #199

You are given $1,000,000 to donate anonymously to charity or to a stranger. How would you dispose of it? At the moment, I'd go ahead and give it to my church. We're in the process of building our own ministry center after 18 years of meeting in a middle school. Raising the money for this … Continue reading Question of the Week #199

Question of the Week #198

If you could pass your whole life cared for in every way as you slumbered peacefully, entranced by wonderful dreams, would you do so? Absolutely not. In fact, as much as I enjoy sleep, if I were given the opportunity to not spend a third of my life in sleep, I would. And by saying … Continue reading Question of the Week #198