Communication is revolutionizing into rapid responses by making cell phone calls, texts, tweets, emails, etc. This communication is induced by the last technology. OMG! Yet, many responses are made without thorough contemplation. So is the term “life is so complicated” still meaningful when looking at the ways our communication is changing, or is life simplifying?
It is thought that the three biggest problems facing the millennial generation in the next 10-20 years is: inequality, environment and technology. Which of the three do you see as being the most difficult to solve and what is your solution?
We all use technology today: cell phones, Facebook, Skype, etc. People find each other on sites like Match.com and continue their relationship via the internet. Some people buy robot pets. Have we cheapened the notion of companionship or relationship by interacting something instead of someone?
More and more users of Facebook and other Social Sites are finding that prospective employers are perusing their information, despite the fact that they may conceive of their online presence as personal space. Do social networkers have a right to privacy?
If a collective consciousness (such as prayer) can be turned-in to by many, then could AI also tune to this collective frequency, analyze it, and act on it? And if enough collective consciousness is gained by the AI, is this then not learning outside of programming? And then, does this mean the AI can begin to create its own will?
Many people today are talking about the growing gap between the rich and poor. However, today’s poor (in the United States, at least) are much better off than most people (not just the poor) a century ago. Does it matter that there’s an increasing gap between the rich and the poor if the standard of living for the poor keeps going up?
Why is it so hard to work with other people? Wouldn’t you rather work alone? Since you can’t change others, what can YOU do to make working with other people go that much better and easier?
Are the stories we tell others about our past true, or do we bend the truth so we can create our stories? If the latter is true, then what worth is there in the stories if they aren’t true?
What is the difference between persuasion and logical argument? When does either turn into a fight? What is the best way to get out of an uncomfortable exchange of opinion?