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The Deep & Dark Web — FPQ 216

Have you ever accessed or used the dark web? (Note, I’m not asking for what purpose you used the dark web, so if you answer yes to this question, don’t feel as though you’re confessing to doing something illegal. There are legitimate and legal reasons why people may use the dark web. Are you one who has?) MY ANSWER What? Who? Me ? Never ! … Continue reading The Deep & Dark Web — FPQ 216

FPQ # 154 — Stress Relief

Fandango asks: What do you do to reduce or relieve stress in your life? You might have experienced that you can weather major crises with great patience and forbearance but sometimes a little thing can make you blow your top. Maybe one reason for this is that we pull out all our reserves of tolerance and courage for the big problems but don’t care to … Continue reading FPQ # 154 — Stress Relief

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Fandango’s Provocative Question #99

This week’s provocative question was suggested by Pete over at Mr. Bump, and it’s a goodie. Pete wants to know… What do you think are the three most pressing issues facing us today? Humanity has always been faced with “issues”, problems that need to be addressed, things that need improving. But they cannot all be solved at once so hence the need to prioritise. In FPQ … Continue reading Fandango’s Provocative Question #99

FPQ 74 – Back to normal?

Which pre-pandemic activities are you ready to resume (or have you already resumed)? Which, if any, pre-virus activities are you likely to continue to avoid? My city is in lockdown for the next two weeks since we had a recent rise in Covid-19 cases. Even if restrictions are lifted ater a fortnight, I personally feel that we will need to follow lockdown precautions for the … Continue reading FPQ 74 – Back to normal?

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FPQ 69 If I were a superhero…..

What is your super power? What is the largest obstacle to using your super power?Assume you are a real-life superhero.  If I were a superhero, cape and all, I would choose my power very carefully. I would make sure that my power would be to the utmost benefit to myself and to others. To this end, a good superpower would be the ability to change the … Continue reading FPQ 69 If I were a superhero…..

FPQ #51 — How brave are you?

  If people find typos or grammatical, punctuation, spelling, or usage errors in your posts, do you welcome having them pointed out to you, or do you resent it. As a blogger do you let people know about such mistakes or do you just let them go? I feel that you keep learning until your last breath. If you think you know everything, that is … Continue reading FPQ #51 — How brave are you?

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FPQ 47 # Man VS Machine

Do you think technological singularity will occur? If so, what time frame do you think it will happen in and how will it impact humanity? Alternatively, do you think or care at all about the potential for reaching singularity? This question has been asked by blogger Fandango. He explains the concept of technological singularity: “There are those who believe that technological advancement a net positive, … Continue reading FPQ 47 # Man VS Machine

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Telephone Calls — F P Q #46

Has using a telephone for making calls become obsolete? For those of you who grew up without the internet or smartphones, is calling and speaking with people on the phone still important? For those of you who grew up only using smartphones, is it necessary to call anyone anymore? Yesterday I received a phone call from a dear friend. This is a friend with whom … Continue reading Telephone Calls — F P Q #46