Top 10 Greatest Philosophical Questions

The Top Ten
1 What is the meaning of life?

Easy... None... Come on, do you think there's a meaning? NO! This all happen by coincidence, is that hard to believe? If there's something I know is that life is made of coincidences, opportunities and risks...

"This all happen (sic) by coincidence, is that hard to believe? "
As a matter of fact, it's IMPOSSIBLE to believe; unless you're incapable of critical thought.

There is no definite answer, because the meaning of life is anything you want to do with it, and the things you do to reach your goal.

2 Is there a God?

Some people say that it is unimportant for us to now whether or not there is a god but this is wrong because if Catholics are right then all us un-believers are burning for eternity. Some say 'if your good is real then prove it to me.' But this is no more possible then proving that evolution, or the big bang is true and since it is an important thing for you to now whether or not it is true doesn't it make more sense for you to research it yourself? In the end it is all up to faith and personal experience, unless a god comes out of the sky to take all the Catholics to heaven and burn the rest of humanity for eternity... that's evidence that would be pretty hard to argue with.

3 Is there life beyond death?

If there was life after we're dead it would mean that death doesn't exist. It's like saying that we go from A to B, travel from here to there. Since when is death not proven? It's the only thing that is sure. I can't understand why people who believes that are crying and feeling sad after a closed relative of them are dead. If they're so sure about it why is that?

I think the only way to know for sure is to experience death.

4 Where does it all come from?

A fermented can of prunes from WalMart.

5 Where do we come from?
6 Does free will exist?
7 What is truth?

We are not capable of attaining absolute truths so that claim should be edited, however ultimate truth exists and to think just because we cannot attain it disproves its existence doesn't make sense. Our minds a great at illuding us and our senses sending us down the wrong path but that's just a hypothesis.

There is an Absolute Truth. Only God knows it. We could understand only the relative truth, not the Absolute truth. We should search for the truth eternally. It is impossible to be told the truth to us, because we are not perfect.

8 How much truth does religion have regarding the creation of the universe?

No matter what we believe started it, we must except that something is infinitely powerful or infinite in existence. Meaning something must have created us or something must have been there, un-created since the beginning of time. If we say that a god created us, then the amount of chance, beauty and care put into the universe would make a lot more sense. If we say that matter is from the beginning of time then matter is infinite and so is time. If time is infinite, we cannot traverse infinity, so we would never be able to get to the present because their would be an infinity of time before it came to pass. Therefore time doesn't exist, or is not infinite which beckons the question, what started time. The third option is that time is a loop, which still requires an answer of what started the loop going.

9 What is the meaning of 'Right' and 'Wrong?'
10 What is the nature of Knowledge?

Curiosity is the mother of knowledge. Need is the mother of invention. Form follows function; One can conceive form, but knowledge of how to form follows from knowledge of function; We learn by relating to what we already know. Knowledge comes from sensing, conceiving, and experience; Language is central to how we think and relate and so shapes our thinking including abstractions and ideologies; Our language enables to share ideas and knowledge; Knowledge is also instinct. Some of this instinct and memory appears to be stored in DNA;
All human knowledge is relative not absolute. Our senses and reasoning flawed as such most of our knowledge is little more than beliefs; ideologies and workable theories;

The Contenders
11 What determines the fate of each individual?

What makes you you apart from the circumstances around you? What about your individuality. Your free will to choose. If you ignore your individuality and free will you're in fact saying that everything is determined including your individual fate. Yourself and the circumstances that happens around you is what makes your fate. The fact is that " what determines the fate of each individual " is wrong. It should be " what makes the fate of each individual ".

The previous answer, saying "Yourself and the circumstances around you," makes me think - what makes you, you apart from the circumstances that you are in? If nothing, then we must simply accept that we are just the sum of the circumstances that are presented to a raw body that is in itself an experience to other raw bodies who all have no control over who they will become because their choices are purely random or chosen because of what happened to them in the past.

12 What is the purpose of it all?

"The purpose of it all" is to continue to ask: "What is the purpose of it all? "
To stop asking ensures a return to savage primitivity.
Judging by certain posters, we're already well on our way.

To make the best of it for yourself. The big mistake is to think that you are all or connected to all. The truth is that you just a individualistic part of all.

Humanity: to question and marvel at the beauty of the universe.
The Universe: to shine beauty and splendour to humanity.

13 How can we be happy?
14 Are people good or bad?

People are nature and I don't think nature would crate something bad. The human race is just different to other animals... We are intelligent in an other way. And we are egoistic. We get born good and some of us turn bad but in everyone at the end of their lives is a good and a "dark" side.

Good or bad is a pure ethic question. What can be bad for some people can be good to others. I think the best ethic answer is the one that the philosopher Kant has proposed : " If everyone would do what I'm thinking to do will it be good or bad for the human condition? ".

15 Where are we going?
16 If red looks like red to me, does the same colour look any different to others?

Yes. Light is the source of all colours. They reflect selectively the lightwaves of the colours we seeing. The other selective part is absorbed. About the colour red ; light has his origins in atoms. When an electron is vibrating ( that's because of the gravity outside the atom ) the energy will rise in the atom and the electron will go from the most stabilized ( the nucleus or heart of the atom ) to the less stabilized part of the atom wich is more away from the nucleus. Because it's more unstabilized the vibrating of the electron will lose energy and create waves of light. The lenght of the wave is determined by the energy inside the atom and the energy coming on the outside of the atom. The Hydrogen atom will Always produce waves ( because of his given energy value and the temperature the energy produces for that atom) that the human eye will see as red light. So, if you looking at red you're really looking at lightwaves produced by hydrogen atoms wich is the same for everybody becaute it's one of the three primal colours in space. Persons who see another colour than red are physically disturbed ( I'm not saying that in a bad way ) and therefor not objective at the facts of nature.

17 How much longer will humans dominate the world?
18 If a tree falls in the forest, and nobody is around to hear it, does it make a sound?

Yes of course there's a noise. It's proven that noise is produced by soundwaves. Vibrations produces a form of energy when they pass trough an object or material. Waves are the result when the sound hits the the materials or objects. There are many levels of frequency in sound. Ears of humans can hear a specific range of sound frequency. The sound itself or soundwaves are also related to pitch, duration, loudness, spatial locotion and the sonic texture of the object or material. Just because there's no one around to hear this sound at a given moment ( the example here " if a tree falls in the forest... " ) doesn't mean that the soundwaves aren't produced or that the energy is non-existence.

19 Can humans become immortal?

Though I don't believe as a whole that humans can become immortal. There are many aspects to a human and I don't think any of them ever truly die, they just become something else.
Your body will decompose and your life force will feed the soil. Your ideas and memory will continue to resonate and influence throughout the world. Your soul will wander off to wherever they do.
And your own personality, and memories... what makes you who you are...

If someone says that they are immortal they can not prove it unless they show us the future in which they do not die. Whether or not they are immortal will still be in question right up until they die. If they don't die then it doesn't cut out the possibility that they will die in the future. End point: immortality is really intensely complex and we, as stupid humans should probably stop trying to wrap our minds around it.

20 To be or not to be?
21 What is more important, the heart or the mind?
22 What is a true meaning of life and death?
23 Are humans capable of more?

Everything, from build to destroy.

24 Is a person who is always kind to others but secretly is constantly dreaming about hurting people really a good or bad person?

Really good question. I seriously don't know how to answer well. A person that thinks about hurting other people is not necessarily bad. This person could dream to hurt people that have treated him/her badly, in this case he/she would simply be angry. But when you think about hurting everybody without even knowing them, it might be a little worrying...

Actions speak louder than words. I guess one would be truly bad if they acted out their awful thoughts. No one is either good nor bad all the time.

I just wanted to know what you think?

25 If we violate the Lord's Laws are we going to suffer?

The laws of the " lord " are nature. Nature teaches us that only the strongest survive in nature and this can be even the stongest of mind! ( strongest doesn't Always mean force ).

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