daniel venøy

Ås, Norway

About daniel

Languages

English, Norwegian

Areas of Expertise

Computers

I'm passionate about

Philosophy, Technology, People, Design, Science, Space.

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Religion, Philosophy, Technology, People, Design, Science, Space.

Comments & conversations

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daniel venøy
Posted over 3 years ago
If everyone is special - is it TRUE then, no one is? Can you speak to the beauty of being "normal," of life lived without spectacular drama.
Saying that everyone is special is just plain wrong, not because they are not special but because thinking you are special can make you believe that you have achieved something you have not. The people who motivate me the most are the ones that say i am not special. there is nothing wrong with being normal some people just have greater ambitions that make them different or special or whatever you want to call it. I think the sentence everyone is special should be removed from the equation completely it just creates pretentious people. Be who you are, trying to be unique is misleading if you are not doing what you want to do, you will not be happy as a celebrity just because people say that celebrities are happy. be who you want to be not what people tell you, that is how you truly become special.
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daniel venøy
Posted over 3 years ago
What makes us human?
I think a lot about what separates us from animals and one of the things i come back to is that we can appreciate beauty, as for example: Why do we see the grand canyon as something beautiful? It holds nothing of value for us in terms of survival and so on. So our ability to appreciate the beauty of something i think is one of many things that makes us human.
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daniel venøy
Posted over 3 years ago
Is cloning animals and humans acceptable? Own beliefs? Religious views?
I think cloning is something we can benefit greatly from if we think about cloning meat and so on, but cloning living animals and humans is another question, if you take the religious approach i have to ask the question: if it goes againts gods nature to clone a living creature would it even be possible to do so? I think we need to understand why we are doing it before we do it. Having the technology to clone organs and meat will save allot of lives and personaly i dont know why it is necessary to clone a living human being, i might see the nessesety in cloning animals if they are about to go extinct, i think if we are going to clone a human there needs to be a good reason for doing so and there probably is. Personally i am not religous, so for me there are few moral boundries for me to object to cloning, but then again i know very little about the subject.