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If the world was to end tomorrow, would you want to know now?

Would you want to know?

Poll closed Aug 6, 2003.
  1. Yes

    16 vote(s)
    88.9%
  2. No

    2 vote(s)
    11.1%
  3. Don't know

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  1. Jul 7, 2003 #1

    Ivan Seeking

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    If the world was to end tomorrow, would you want to know now?
     
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  3. Jul 7, 2003 #2
    Nah, I wouldn't be worried
     
  4. Jul 7, 2003 #3
    I voted yes. At least, I could do things that I like for the rest of the time and to prepare myself to witness this unprecedented and unrepeatable event.
     
  5. Jul 7, 2003 #4
    Now lets be honest, I think the poll should be, if you knew the world was going to end tomorrow, would you go out and... hurt people? Then I'd vote in it...
     
  6. Jul 7, 2003 #5
    depends on how it would end...actual i would want to knowanyway so i could end my world with asprin the ultimate pain killer...if u catch my drift


    and what i would do is tell everyone that it is going to end the pretend to be a profit sent by jesus and Shiva the actual gods of the univers then sit back and insanly laugh to stop the pain
     
  7. Jul 8, 2003 #6
    Really?? Tomorrow is the big finale??? So much to do, so little time....
     
  8. Jul 8, 2003 #7
    Yea, then I could go tell this girl I like how I feel and it wouldn't really matter!
     
  9. Jul 8, 2003 #8
    I would consider taking up heroin as it is meant to be the greatest high. Although too destructive to have in real life.
     
  10. Jul 8, 2003 #9
    god the things you could do. sex,drugs and rock n roll man. please tell me tomorrow really is the end
     
  11. Jul 8, 2003 #10
    I find the form of this question rather paradoxical. Of course, this isn't the Philosophy Forum, so I wouldn't harp on some small mistakes or anything, but this one really makes the question unanswerable to me. How is it possible for me - at the time when the world was going to end soon - to choose whether I want to know about it or not? That'd be like asking, "if you were about to get wacked on the forehead, would you want to know about it?", why should I even ask if I didn't already suspect it?
     
  12. Jul 8, 2003 #11

    Ivan Seeking

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    Well I think I see your point. How about: If the world was going to end tomorrow would you want to know today? I don't know how I missed that.

    I often write these posts in between long work sessions. Sometlimes me thingling gots a loottle cornfosed.
     
  13. Jul 8, 2003 #12
    LOL!! We forgive you.

    So, basically, you are asking, "if there were someone capable of telling you whether the world would end tomorrow or not, would you ask her?", right?
     
  14. Jul 8, 2003 #13

    Ivan Seeking

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    How about this? Assume that I know when the world will end. I am telling you that it could be tomorrow. Do you want to know for sure?
     
  15. Jul 8, 2003 #14
    Yes then i would sing a merry song and dance a merry dance!
     
  16. Jul 9, 2003 #15
    just tell me when its gonna happen so can start sexing, rock n' rolling, and getting the in.

    how many times do i need to ask:wink:
     
  17. Jul 9, 2003 #16
    isn't it obvious? It's tomorrow. So go on, you're half a day late already :wink: :wink: :wink:
     
  18. Jul 9, 2003 #17
    Its a pity today started in different places all around the world!
    I guess that means the world gets chomped up, time zone at a time
     
  19. Jul 9, 2003 #18
    Okay then, yes. I don't much care for the idea of the world coming to an end without my having done at least some of the things I've wanted to do.
     
  20. Jul 10, 2003 #19
    I dont know how many popel i would just sucker punch i mean if math had a higher number than elevendy billion i would do it but it's just not possable to sucker punch that many people


    oh wow that remids me of a great anecdote (spell check that) new years eve 2000 one of those late show where doign a coverage on a country that already had new years and lava was pouring everywhere and he was at the time zone boarder. on an unrealated note do not reaspond to this so the thread dosent go off topic
     
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