Is it more important to help yourself, help your family, help your society, or help the world?

Is suffering a necessary part of the human condition? What would people who never suffered be like?

Does the study of philosophy ever lead to answers or simply more questions?

Do you think the singularity will occur? If so, what time frame do you think it will happen in?

What is the most important right our government allows for?

If you could teach me anything, what would it be?

What do you think that your friends say about you, when you're not around?

Could societies exist without a way to transfer value (i.e. without money or a barter system)?

What in life is truly objective and not subjective?

Should we terraform planets if it means that we may be destroying undiscovered microscopic alien life?

Is technological progress inevitable as long as humans exist or can it be stopped?

Is it be possible for humans to create something completely novel and new that is based on nothing that previously existed? Or is human creativity just rearranging and building on previous ideas?

What would you genetically change about humans to make them a better species?

If the universe is finite, what would beyond the edge of the universe be like?

What scientific breakthrough would have the biggest effect on humanity?

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