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If you could get the answer to any question , which one would you ask?

sadintp

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Hello fellas , I'm wondering which question would you guys make if you had a response for it no matter what you're asking.

Mine would be : Which kind of game is this ?

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Animekitty

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What question would you always answer when asked given you know the answer?

Non, it is impossible that answering it could not in some way be used against me.
 

Cognisant

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You're obligated to answer, not to tell the truth.
 

moody

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I think whether or not what I experience is physically "real," as in it is occurring in the universe and not a very complex hallucination while robots have already taken over the earth. But then I don't know if I could handle being told something like if we really are "in the matrix".....

Something I COULD handle would be getting the answer to: What are some discriptions of alien planets and life that exist ouside of earth? (if not a yes or no question, and based of the contingency that there is life elsewhere in the universe. I wouldn't want to waste my one question on "do aliens exist?" when it's totally feasible that they do).
 

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This is quite similar to the other thread where you die and meet the ruler of the Universe. My question, though: How do I not die? Pretty basic, I know. For more creative answers: Where's Waldo? When will Half-Life 3 be released? What is love? (baby don't hurt me)

@moody But if you can't escape the illusion, it doesn't really matter that you're in one. It has no effect on anything; it's like finding out that you own ten winged unicorns in a dimension inaccessible to you. You can't do anything about it, so it has no real meaning in your life. Though, it would certainly be nice if life were a nightmare, because then I could wake up to something better by an order of magnitude.
 

onesteptwostep

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Hmm, how about when will I die?
 

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Wait @Cognisant but we already know pi = 22/7?
I hope that was a joke :p

besides, pi is an irrational number – it's physically impossible to get its complete decimal expansion

as for me, I don't see too much value in having one question answered, but I guess I would use it on some unsolved mathematical/scientific question, e.g. is N=NP? Or, what is a cure for a particular type of cancer, etc.
 

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that would be a great thing. If some superhuman deity appeared and granted us one question answered with certainty, in this chaotic world, and as the whole world watches you and hold their breath as you are about to ask the question, you say: ... why is yo mom so fat
 

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Who am I? is a bit of a classic.
 

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How exactly can I make you, in a way applicable to the physical and temporal constraints placed on me, answer truthfully, positively, simply and succinctly, so that I could understand, an unbounded amount of questions?

Second option is asking multiple questions in a single sentence.
 

The Gopher

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What is the answer with context to the question I should ask?
 

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Either :

-Why/how is there something rather than nothing? (and does the question even make sense?)

Why/how are there qualia?
 
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