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Old 09-10-2008, 09:32 AM
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Maybe not this time - but sooner or later, are we going to pay the price for our curiosity? Remember what got let out of Pandora's Box - war, plague, disease... as we've evolved, the contents of humanity's Pandora's Box have also undoubtedly evolved. Will we know when to stop?

Or, is it just a matter of time until some yutz accidentally releases a superplague germ, or something that will kill all our crops, or creates a black hole?

I think curiosity is great to a point. Sure, I'd love to know how the universe started if only so I can laugh at my pious inlaws. But when is it time to be content with not knowing?
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As I get sucked into the vortex I'll be yelling, "I regret nothing!"
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As I get sucked into the vortex I'll be yelling, "I regret nothing!"
The motto of my life is "No regrets."
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Maybe not this time - but sooner or later, are we going to pay the price for our curiosity? Remember what got let out of Pandora's Box - war, plague, disease... as we've evolved, the contents of humanity's Pandora's Box have also undoubtedly evolved. Will we know when to stop?

Or, is it just a matter of time until some yutz accidentally releases a superplague germ, or something that will kill all our crops, or creates a black hole?

I think curiosity is great to a point. Sure, I'd love to know how the universe started if only so I can laugh at my pious inlaws. But when is it time to be content with not knowing?
Mankind will die out one day regardless so, while I would prefer it not be in my time for obvious reasons, there would be something fascinating about being witness to such an event.

Besides as I always say, any one of us could die tomorrow from a million different possibilities so why worry! I'm not trying to be flippant, but what's the point worrying - such things are outwith my control anyway.
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Why the hell don't they give that much money for other fields, too?!
Isn't brain research, medical science, etc. worth as much... or even more?!
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The CERN will get you...
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Sounds like a shady government agency!
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You say that, and then you mysteriously disappear... Wait, did that shadow move?... Look behind y-...
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