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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: Well if we ask Tracy Chapman what those questions are she has some suggestions and here they are:
    http://youtu.be/g4bBff9aBRw
    • Aug 10 2012: Love this song by Tracy Chapman. This is a sobering line:

      "Why are all the missiles called Peace Keepers when they're aimed to kill?"




      Oh ... imagine a world without war ... to create peace .. if it were possible, we would achieve a most remarkable thing.
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        Aug 10 2012: A lot of leaps in our knowledge and developments happened because of wars. A lot of important inventions were made for warfare. So maybe we would not have made many remarkable things, if we were always at peace?
        Challenges and hardship seems to force humans to develop.
        • Aug 11 2012: Yes, this is true Sophia.

          Could it be possible that we might move beyond war technology as we devlop peace technology? Might we progress in new ways as we learn to solve our conflicts without causing destruction or harm? Might we move into a new stage in our evolution by putting our old stones down and lifting new, more sophisticated tools for peace?

          I hope so.
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          Aug 13 2012: Sophia, I partially disagree. I think it's true that hardship, challenges, tragedies force us to think, to develop, to invent, to improve. But we also have a deep and intense impulse to try, to explore, to solve, to look for solutions or to find new useful-for-all ideas. I think this impulse lives into all of us, permanently activated, from thousand of years ago. One can not to listen it or the circumstances may forbide us to do it so, but, suddenly, you can feel the strongest need to know all or to try all about somtehing. If not, life will be very bored, I think. And we'll be jumping from branches to ground yet.

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