Deep Questions About Life

Deep Questions About Life

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Deep questions about life are something we know very well at Aristotle’s Cafe. For over 13 years we’ve had strangers coming together and asking the most interesting ones.

In case you’re wondering what our discussions look like check this out…

For those of you looking for a list of deep questions about life, we don’t want to disappoint you so here are some great ones:

  • Is art still valuable in the world?
  • How do you know if something is “normal”?
  • When does free will end and fate begin?
  • How does “knowing too much” benefit or harm you?
  • Is it possible at all to live your life without fear?
  • What is happiness?
  • Do you believe in fate?
  • What is the biggest challenge facing the next generation?
  • What separates man from beast?
  • Is technology something to appreciate or fear?
  • Should everyone have the right to vote?
  • Is charity bad?
  • Do we need love to be happy?
  • Does religion do more harm than good?
  • Is right now a better world than the past?

Now that you have a load of deep questions about life, let’s start to think about something even more interesting…

Why we need questions to think about.

Deep Questions About Life and The Greeks

The unexamined life is not worth living – Socrates

We all know Socrates as a man who asked powerful questions, challenging societal norms and uncovering long-held assumptions. His deep questions about life and his ability to ask questions to make people think were his talents.

But…

Just like we all know, asking deep questions about life has the possibility to create a lot of enemies.

In the case of Socrates, he was put on trial for corrupting the youth of Athens – the questions that he was asking were seen as criminal.

When he faced the judges he didn’t defend himself, he could have left Athens after being found guilty.

Instead, Socrates performed his own execution by drinking poison.

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The actions and decisions of Socrates were so powerful that his name is still well-known today, more than 2,000 years later!

He inspired others to lead in his footsteps and when we think about philosophy we always think of the Greeks.

That same passion is with us today…

Questions to Think About, Let’s Talk

Wouldn’t life be boring without good questions?

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Of course, it would be boring…

Questions are the way we find our passions and how we connect with people.

As our world continues to become more technologically advanced it seems to be getting harder to actually connect.

That is why asking deep questions about life are more important than ever.

If we keep looking down at our phones and finding everything by putting in search terms, it doesn’t use any critical thinking. And just like any other muscle in the body, if you don’t use it you’ll lose it.

What Are You Going to Do?

We all know that it can be a challenge to have meaningful conversations about life. That’s something we can all agree on.

But the real question is what you will do to help get yourself and the people you care about outside of that forever famous comfort zone.

If you’re ready to be a leader and make a difference in the world join us, become an Aristotle’s Cafe Facilitator.

 

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