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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 13 2012: Why do we become less curious when we grow up?
    Do the answers we get during our life experiences satisfy us?
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      Aug 14 2012: I think from the time we're brought into the world until the time when we're ready to leave the confines of the environment from which we were moulded, is the time where we MUST be curious, we have no choice, we know nothing other than what we're being told, so we're constantly yearning for more information to establish our own sense of our surroundings. The question you brought up "why do we become less curious" is such an important question we all have to ask ourselves. Once we have our own idea of how things are, is that really where life stops? No, we had no control over the environment we were brought up in therefor we have no control over what we've come to know as life. We become less curious as we become more content with "that's just the way things are" Each one of us though, has the power to stay curious.
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      Aug 14 2012: Billal and Ben,
      Curiosity seems to be very natural for us when we are children. As we become adults, however, curiosity seems to be a choice. We are told to "grow up", and sometimes that translates into leaving behind, all the qualities that children have naturally....including curiosity.

      I agree Ben, that from the time we come into the world, until the time we leave, we have an opportunity to be curious. Some folks get stuck in the "this is the way it is" belief, and stop exploring the life adventure. Some folks get comfortable with what they think they "know", and stop exploring. Some folks get complaisant.

      Whatever the reason for lack of curiosity, I observe that these are the people who are not as content with life...these are often the people who are searching for something outside themselves. Curiosity is from within, and it leads to more enjoyment and contentment throughout the life experience....in my humble perception and experience:>)

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