Question of the Week #288

Would you be willing to murder an innocent child to end hunger in the world? If so, what if the child had to be yours? There's no such thing as an innocent child! Said the heartless super villain who would have no problem killing a child to eliminate world hunger for the greater good. And … Continue reading Question of the Week #288

Question of the Week #287

If you were a role model to millions of children who closely followed you and your life choices, how would you change your behavior? What if only your own kids were noticing you and being affected? I'd just keep living my life the way I'm living it now. I'm not perfect and I know I … Continue reading Question of the Week #287

Question of the Week #286

If you wanted to take a new and uncertain path in your life, but your friends really didn't want you to, would you go ahead against their wishes if you thought it was right for you? Not only would I do this, but I have in the past. And it didn't work out so well. … Continue reading Question of the Week #286

Question of the Week #285

Does a beautiful creature merit more compassion than an ugly one? If so, why? Do you injure yourself psychologically by destroying something you find beautiful? Is there a meaningful difference between pulling the wings off an insect and stepping on it? How much would it take to induce you to rip the wings off a … Continue reading Question of the Week #285

Question of the Week #284

For an all-expenses-paid, one-week vacation anywhere in the world, would you be willing to tear the wings off a beautiful butterfly? If so, would you be troubled enough to enjoy your trip any less? What about stepping on a cockroach? Sure... why not? I should value the life of one insect over another because it's … Continue reading Question of the Week #284

Question of the Week #283

Are there people you envy so much that you'd actually want to trade lives with them? If so, who? Do you think many people would want to trade lives with you if they knew your whole story? Why? You know what they say... The seaweed is always greener in somebody else's lake. No, I don't … Continue reading Question of the Week #283

Question of the Week #282

If you had to either change professions or move to another part of the country, which would you prefer? What new career or location first comes to mind? Is the idea of being forced into such a change appealing in any way? I really think I would be okay with either of those options. As … Continue reading Question of the Week #282

Question of the Week #281

Have your character and humanity been forged more by pleasure and success or by pain and disappointment? If you could somehow protect your loved ones from pain and failure, do you think they might ultimately end up diminished by your efforts? "The greatest teacher, failure is." - Yoda, Star Wars - Episode VIII: The Last … Continue reading Question of the Week #281

Question of the Week #280

While on a trip, your spouse spends a night with a stranger. If you knew they'd never meet again and you wouldn't otherwise find out about it, would you want your partner to tell you? If roles were reversed, would you confess what you'd done? How serious would an affair need to be before you'd … Continue reading Question of the Week #280

Question of the Week #279

If someone threw a party for you and invited everyone who ever mattered to you, who would you be most excited about seeing? Most anxious about? Why? Anyone else hear the Golden Girls theme song when you read this question? It can't just be me... I can think of a lot of people I'd be … Continue reading Question of the Week #279