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  •  · Marishka
Is political correctness good or bad? #society #politicalcorrectness #pc
The world has seen a dramatic increase in the number of people (from 1 billion in 1800 to 7 billion in 2011). Is it an existential risk for humankind or we can cope with this? #scienceandnature
A classic controversial question. Please give your opinion with evidence to one of the options or to both of them.  #scienceandnature
Today Darwin's theory of evolution is virtually universally accepted by scientists but was he right though? Did we humans evolve from monkeys? Maybe we emerged in some other way?  #humannature #scienceandnature
Napoleon was an immense historical figure with many people considering him one of the greatest military and political minds in history. Napoleon was victorious for many years until he finally lost to the coalition of different European powers in 1815. What if it was Napoleon who won eventually?  #whatif #politicalhistory #militaryhistory
The WW1 was one of the most brutal wars in the history of humankind.. What if Franz Ferdinand wasn't assassinated in 1914 and it didn't trigger this grave military conflict in 1914? Would a major war still happen later or would the main European powers be able to prevent it?  #militaryhistory #politicalhistory #whatif  
One of the major historic events in the late 20ty century was the collapse of the USSR in 1991. Some people regard this event as positive for the world, some as negative.  #politicalhistory #whatif
Today most websites earn money by placing ads from advertisers. Whether this model is ethical or not is debatable. Tell us what you think. Related to: Why is Keenston not "free"? #onlinemonetization #onlineadvertising
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  •  · Marishka
Is it okay to make jokes about matters that are usually seen as too serious to make light of (e.g. death, illness, war, disasters, etc.)? #humor
Standardized testing is used universally nowadays in the university and school systems to select people based on how well they performed on the test. While a standardized test could be an efficient way to assess a person's mental abilities/IQ, it could also miss other important aspects of human mind and nature. #educationaltest #schooltest