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What is the greatest topic we have to concern about nowadays? Gay marriage Abortion, and Capital punishment.

Those three kinds of problems are the best thing we have to consider. If we overcome this serious problems, we should decided the oder of priority. Please give me your insight.

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  • Aug 5 2013: The gay marriage changes seem like a minor dent, if my point of view is correct. (And I'm not completely sure of my POV anyway.)
    Abortion, (& infant circumcision), seems like it's getting to be a bigger problem.
    Capital punishment & the Prison/Industrial Complex seems much more of a problem to the most people soon.

    Bigger problems seem to be the size/power & secrecy of the bigger governments/corporations. People are too entranced by tv & music, getting all their values without thinking.

    I think we have so much pressure to see things more and more often from only one main point of view, instead of viewing things having multiple dimensions. (Stan Tenen speaks of other layers of reality to the Torah & its translations; more than just the literal.)
  • Aug 2 2013: Hello! I'm so glad to see my country citizen here:) I think abortion is kind of thing we and our society have to solve soon. I'm christian so it is related to my religious problems. But we should not be trapped of hasty generalization. Considerable thoughts and a compromise plan will be needed:)
  • Aug 1 2013: I believe our greatest concern right now should be whether our species can survive this conviction of human superiority.
  • Aug 1 2013: If the global economy doesn't get its proverbial head out of the sand before a monetary melt-down, no one is going to care who gets married to who, but about howl the industrialized masses will eat tomorrow...
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    Jul 31 2013: Those aren't even in the top twenty global issues (greatest topics) we are concerned about. The following TED Talk features someone who has put a lot of time and energy into figuring out what the biggest problems are and which ones we should try solving first.

    http://www.ted.com/talks/bjorn_lomborg_sets_global_priorities.html

    "Given $50 billion to spend, which would you solve first, AIDS or global warming? Danish political scientist Bjorn Lomborg comes up with surprising answers.

    Danish political scientist Bjorn Lomborg heads the Copenhagen Consensus, which has prioritized the world's greatest problems -- global warming, world poverty, disease -- based on how effective our solutions might be. It's a thought-provoking, even provocative list."

    http://www.copenhagenconsensus.com
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    Jul 31 2013: Mr. Junkuk, South Korea is also dealing with these same three issues?
  • Jul 31 2013: Global survival, human survival, increasing global knowledge and peaceful coexistence.
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    Jul 31 2013: Great question... Where: the USA, Saudi Arabia, North Korea, Chili or in your country?
    Not every society has concerns in these issues.
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      Jul 31 2013: Mike, put an 'e' in Chili....it s/b Chile.....otherwise it's a spicy dish...not a country. ;)
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        Jul 31 2013: Mea culpa.... I could man up and admit my lack of attention to deal.... but, being old and all.... I'll blame the spell checker for not getting it right.
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          Jul 31 2013: Why would spell checker correct you?

          Chili is a word........just not a country in South America.

          You know, I sometimes have to go back and edit a bunch of typos because spellcheck doesn't catch them.

          And, yeah, I know what you mean by being old and all......LOL
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          Aug 1 2013: Eye dew knot sea Howe soft wear Cannes fined righting miss takes, due ewe? Ooops, off-topic. The global agenda for saving the world is not the same as a national agenda to save a nation.