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If you could know the definitive, true answer to any question you could conceive, what would you ask and why?

This question could be related to science, philosophy, ethics, religion, history, etc. Some random examples are: "Who will win the next Super Bowl?", "Should marijuana be legal?", "Is my hair dark brown or black?", and "What are the fundamental rights of humans?".
Don't limit yourself, your question or questions (you can do multiple ones if you like) can directly ask about touchy subjects like war, racism, abortion, or even Justin Bieber.

Feel free to ask for clarification!


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    • Jan 25 2014: Its all in the genes Lilly Lilly. For a more specific understanding have a look at the work of Dr Robert Hare.
    • Jan 25 2014: My best guess is there simply being no evolutionary advantage to altruism, quite the opposite in fact, which led to altruists being the exception that proves the rule. Animals are very much the same in that regard--most are actually more selfish then humans.

      Mutual cooperation has many benefits, but giving something for nothing is a different matter entirely.

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