01. (2005.3) Is the opinion of the majority—in government or in any other circumstances—a poor guide? 02. (2005.3) Is creativity needed more than ever in the world today? 03. (2005.3) Are people better at making observations, discoveries, and decisions if they remain neutral and impartial? 04. (2005.3) Is a person responsible, through the example he or she sets, for the behavior of other people? 05. (2005.5) Do people depend on work—whether it is a job, schoolwork, or volunteer work—to determine what their daily activities and interactions with others should be? 06. (2005.5) Does progress depend on people with new ideas rather than on people whose ideas are based on the current way of doing things? 07. (2005.5) Are people afraid to speak out against authority, whether the authority is an individual or a group, or a government? 08. (2005.5) Does worrying too much about other people’s opinions prevent us from seeing things clearly? 09. (2005.6) Do memories hinder or help people in their effort to learn from the past and succeed in the present? 10. (2005.6) Do people put too much emphasis on learning practical skills? 11. (2005.6) Should schools help students understand moral choices and social issues? 12. (2005.6) Do newspapers, magazines, television, radio, movies, the Internet, and other media determine what is important to most people? 13. (2005.10) Is success in life earned or do people succeed because they are lucky? 14. (2005.10) Is society’s admiration for famous people beneficial or harmful? 15. (2005.10) Should people make more of an effort to keep some things private? 16. (2005.10) Do we live in a time when people do not engage in serious thinking? 17. (2005.11) Should our perceptions of beauty be influenced by the perceptions of beauty of other people? 18. (2005.11) Is praising others, even if the praise is excessive or undeserved, a necessary part of life? 19. (2005.11) Is conflict helpful?
20. (2005.11) Do people now (i.e., did they not in the past?) use money (and the things that money can buy) to measure success instead of using more meaningful ways to measure success? 21. (2005.11) Has the acquisition of money and possessions replaced more meaningful ways of measuring our achievements? 22. (2005.12) Are leaders necessarily people who are most capable of leadership? 23. (2005.12) Is knowledge of the past no longer useful for us today? 24. (2005.12) Is it necessary to limit or put restrictions on freedom of thought and expression? 25. (2005.12) Do benefits of scientific and technological developments come at the cost of undesirable changes to people’s lives? 26. (2006.1) Do people accomplish more when they are allowed to do things in their own way? 27. (2006.1) Is it necessary to make mistakes, even when doing so has negative consequences for other people? 28. (2006.1) Can any obstacle or disadvantage be turned into something good? 29. (2006.1) Are all important discoveries the result of focusing on one subject? 30. (2006.4) Is it best not to change our ideas, opinions, or behaviors? 31. (2006.4) Is our ability to change ourselves unlimited, or are there limits on our ability to make important changes in our lives? 32. (2006.4) What do you think motivates people to do their best? 33. (2006.4) Should each individual decide what and how to learn? 34. (2006.5) Are we free to make our own decisions or are we limited in the choices we can make? 35. (2006.5) Would the world be a better place if everyone always told the complete truth? 36. (2006.5) Does the success of a community—whether it is a class, a team, a family, a nation, or any other group—depend upon people's willingness to limit their personal interests? 37. (2006.5) Does the truth change depending on how people look at things? 38. (2006.6) Does a strong commitment to technological progress cause a society to neglect other values, such as education and the protection of the environment? 39. (2006.6) Are established rules too limited to...
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