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Raymond Blais

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Why are we not putting all of our efforts into discovering our universe and our place in it?

Most of us have what we need, so why are we so absorbed with things that lose value quickly and in our mortality which can best be understood with discoveries that have yet to be made.

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    Aug 18 2013: Could be a conflict of interest to some people.
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      Aug 18 2013: It could really well, be, especially if someone was to copyright the discovery.
      Everyone else would not be allowed to discover for themselves and they would have to worship the copyright, meaning we could end up wit a second God (not that we don't have enough Gods).
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      Aug 18 2013: ANYTHING can be a conflict of interest to some people, depending on what one's personal beliefs and interests are.

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