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Arthanari Chandrasekaran

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Strange questions that humans have not yet found an answer for!

We all have a unique course of action through out our day. Many of the conversation along with our friends or some that we hear from others talking at times surprise us and gets our brain thinking, but only to later ignore saying this might be beyond human reach. Have you come across any such question through your brain or from others which you think humans have not yet explored or researched or any unanswerable question?

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  • Aug 9 2012: My children have asked this many times and I have never come up with a tangible answer, "If every living creature has a positive purpose on earth, for what purpose were mosquitoes created?”
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      Aug 9 2012: I told my kids that they were food for birds.
      • Aug 10 2012: Best answer!! lol
      • Aug 11 2012: ...and you were right, at least in Alaska. There are certain species of seagulls that hatch their eggs, then fly away and leave the kids without a sitter. The kids eat the mosquitos that roost on the tundra plants. The skeeters are numerous and vicious enough to kill a caribou, but the little chicks are protected by a thick layer of down.
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        Aug 12 2012: Lol. Did your kids ask back: "Then how are birds gonna eat them if those mosquitoes are all over at our house??!! :)"
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          Aug 13 2012: Mine did - I told her that the mosquitoes (and other bugs) are in our house, because they got lost. So we need to help them out.
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        Aug 13 2012: Hi Sophia,
        Hahahh. That's funny. So did you actually push them away instead of eliminating them?
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          Aug 13 2012: We try to.

          ... sometimes I eliminate them though.

          Fine balance between teaching respect for animals and that everything has a purpose... and not wanting to get bitten!
    • Aug 10 2012: lol seems like children are the most inquisitive creatures who never stop asking questions and never stop being curious. That's why they are beautiful.

      I love the question, Jen.
      They're really clever.lol
      You should let them foster their creativity by themselves.
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      Aug 10 2012: Jen,
      It's been a long time since my kids were little, and when they asked me questions I could not answer, I sent them to the dictionary, or encyclopedia. Now you can send them to the computer for exploration!!!

      They could then come back to me and give ME the answer, which encouraged them to explore even more and empowered them to know that they can find the answer to their questions themselves. I also liked giving them answers if I had the answer, and I liked telling them "I don't know"....maybe you can find the answer for both of us. Kids are very delighted when they can supply information to the parent:>)

      My "children" are now in their 40s and still happily exploring the life adventure with curiosity and enthusiasm....as am I:>)
    • Aug 10 2012: or, as my dad would say, 'to make you ask questions'
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        Aug 11 2012: OH Michael, my mom used to say that too!!! Asking questions...finding answers....it is a GREAT cycle!!! Curiosity is WONDERFUL!!!

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