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Scott Armstrong

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Does sharing ideas change minds?

Does the ability to spread ideas far and wide at speed mean that the ideas will get better? That there will be more new ideas? Or will we see regurgitation rather than cogitation?

Are people that willing to change their opinions and beliefs without rigorous experience?

In the age of social networking, does argument serve any purpose beyond that of entertaining pastime?

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    Apr 7 2011: yes, ideas are what led to great inventions that have over time change the way in which mankind operate.

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