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Dramatic Question: What if True Love is giving someone permission to drive you crazy?
Love can never be conquered by Science. It may have a chemical manifestation, which we can tinker with, but we can never control. It is born from the irrational and utterly self-serving desire to procreate, which means needing another person in ways . . .
Dramatic Question: What if happiness comes from knowing your place?
Love kills us, but protects our soul; it is what binds us to the wheel of life and guarantees immortality. Indifference corrupts our soul and makes death absolute.
Death creates the struggle to survive. It is what spurs us to seek out meaning and to . . .
Dramatic Question: What if you had to choose between Duty and Honour?
"The blood of the covenant is thicker than the water of the womb"
Interestingly, the saying, "Blood is thicker than water," is oft misconstrued. Currently, it means that family is more important than anything else. But, in earlier times, it meant you . . .
Dramatic Question: What if your fate was pre-determined?
Given that social mobility is decreasing, great talent has a 'discovery' problem. Instead of being nurtured, it will languish in obscurity (and poverty). Given the population explosion and the law of averages, we'll have more talent available than . . .
Dramatic Question: What if the economic crisis made polygamy fashionable?
The global population is exploding and moving to mega-cities. Soon, there will be more people alive on this earth than have ever existed throughout time. This can lead to a great deal of volatility, requiring strict social controls in order to have a . . .
Dramatic Question: What if solitude was the cure for loneliness?
We live in the age of distraction. New and faster methods of communication have made us feel more connected to those around us, but these connections have become more superficial. Instead of sharing a meal with a friend, we take a picture of our meal . . .
Dramatic Question: What if you could tell any lie and get away with it?
People like to believe that honesty is the best policy, but they rarely want the truth. "Do I look fat in this dress?" Sound familiar?
The truth is, lying is important to a well-functioning society. Sure, there are different degrees of lying. If . . .
Dramatic Question: What if perfection comes from self-annihilation?
Those who strive for perfection, generally measure their progress by success: scores, finances, friends and status. Like a series of conquests, this creates a desire to accumulate more and more without end. It is a vicious cycle that ends in despair. . . .
Dramatic Question: What if our survival depends upon our ability to stop evolution?
Human evolution has typically involved conflict. It has been a peculiar feature of our advancement. However, as our population explodes and we choose to live in mega-cities, our selfish nature has put us, not only into conflict with one another . . .
Dramatic Question: What if technology makes us disposable?
If we allow technology to mediate everything in our lives - dictate our friendships, our culture, and our understanding of the world ( the way we think) - then we are in danger of losing what makes us human (and individual). In such a world, we . . .