A Beautiful Poem

poemHow would you react if you learned that a sad and beautiful poem that touched you deeply had been written by a computer?

Your Pet

doggieFor $50,0000 would you put to sleep a healthy pet you love? How much more or less money would it take to change your answer?


obsessionIf you had to be obsessed with money, sex, sports, religion, or food, which one would you choose?

Getting Into College

collegegradsWould you completely rewrite your child’s college application essays if it would get them into a better school? If so, how would you explain to your child the difference between this and cheating?

Art Treasures

monaalisaOn a typical Sunday 10,000 people visit the Louvre. If a wicked sorcerer threatened to vaporize all the museum’s visitors or all of its art, sparing one or the other based on your plea, which of the two would you save? (Assume both will be obliterated if you won’t choose.)

Your Hand or Your Phone

handphoneTechnology has become almost a part of us. Would you rather lose the use of all motorized vehicles, all telecommunications devices and computers, or one of your hands?