Eskimo thinking?

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Do you ever sit with a myriad of questions buzzing through your head? 

Many of us do and, just as many of us have restless nights trying to drop off to sleep with this questions still doing the circuit of our grey matter. With the onset and availability of the internet thankfully, many of us also find it easier to gain solutions to our quandaries. 

Having said that, it would appear (unsurprisingly) that even the internet doesn’t always have all the answers… 

BBC News: Top 10 ‘unanswerable’ questions revealed – Do blondes really have more fun? “What is the meaning of life?”, “Is there a God?” and even “Do blondes have more fun?” – these are apparently the world’s trickiest questions. (Read more) 

Apparently Ask Jeeves reckons the Top 10  ‘unanswerables’ are:- 

  1. What is the meaning of life?
  2. Is there a God?
  3. Do blondes have more fun?
  4. What is the best diet?
  5. Is there anybody out there?
  6. Who is the most famous person in the world?
  7. What is love?
  8. What is the secret to happiness?
  9. Did Tony Soprano die?
  10. How long will I live?

Reading the article got me to thinking (always dangerous), what would be my current Top 10 questions (in no particular order)? 

  1. Why are people so insular and self-centred?
  2. What causes the high levels of apathy in so many people?
  3. Why do people always have to over complicate things?
  4. If I won the lottery would I be sensible with the money?
  5. Why do people kill each other in the name of religion?
  6. Why do politicians often forget what was in their manifesto once they are elected?
  7. Why can’t people be more realistic in their expectations?
  8. Why do people always feel a need to fix things that aren’t broken?
  9. Why do people appear to care less and less about the actual task, the further up the promotion ladder they go?
  10. Why do we ask ourselves so many questions?

Which Eskimo was it who once said in a (UK) TV commercial… “Questions, Questions, So many Questions? 

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