Schlagwort-Archiv: Fragen

4 xor 2.

"I'm afraid," he said at last, "that the Question and the Answer are mutually exclusive. Knowledge of one logically precludes knowledge of the other. It is impossible that both can ever be known about the same universe."

Douglas Adams: Life, the Universe and Everything

Stoffig.

Was, wenn die Urenkel der Nihilisten längst ausgezogen wären aus dem staubigen Devotionalienladen, den wir unsere Weltanschauung nennen?

Juli Zeh: Spieltrieb

Happenit.

"Why call it anything? Names are such question-beggars. Why not be content with just knowing that it happened?"

Island by Aldous Huxley

Works/ed for me, won't fix.

Would time travel be a feature or a bug in the universe?

Berners-Löwenzahn.

I have put here some answers to questions that children of various ages (6-96) have asked.

Tim Berners-Lee: Answers for Young People

Which kind is this?

Maybe there are only two kinds of question in the world. The kind they ask in school, where the answer is known in advance; asked not so that anyone will be any the wiser but for other reasons. And then the others, those in the laboratory. Where one does not know the answers, and often not even the question, before one has asked it.

Peter Hoeg: Borderliners

Wordtrag.

Surprise questions of the day: How do you put MS Word into full-screen mode? Are footnotes on "slides" still readable in the last row of the audience?

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