All posts tagged: contemplation

The Book of Questions

Last week I bought a second-hand book that was sold by a couple of good friends who are on their way to minimalism. It is written by Gregory Stock, Ph.D, (according to Wikipedia) a biophysicist, best-selling author, biotech entrepreneur, and the former director of the Program on Medicine, Technology and Society at UCLA’s School of Medicine. The book is called ‘The Book of Questions’. It was initially published in 1987 and revised and updated in 2013. I didn’t expect much, but this book turned out very interesting. It consists of 291 random questions about human and technology, life and death, friends and family, moral and responsibility, endless dilemma and possibility.  And of course: no answer. They might be asked to everyone: partner, friends, parents, or children as small talks or iceberg breaking (you know, like ice breaking but deeper haha). However, I found out that the best person to be asked is myself because I thought that I was too old for surprising myself. I was wrong. As I went through each page, I realized that some …