Category Archives: Questions by Hannah

Is this a good idea?

The ‘this’ in question being this. Basically, a video advert that recognises the person standing in front of the viewer as male or female, and only shows a video about the campaign it is part of (highlighting women’s lack of … Continue reading

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Why do wolves get such a bad rap in nursery rhymes?

I’m slightly miffed that despite google’s supposed distortion of its search results to your previous habits and tendencies, when I type ‘wolves’ into google, I end up with Wolverhampton Wanderers as my top result. I don’t know any nursery rhymes … Continue reading

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Would the world be a better place if the Industrial Revolution never happened?

What ifs are particularly tricky. The world is so intensely complicated, and each moment built on the one before so emphatically, that even tiny changes have huge impacts. So to ask what life would be now without possibly the biggest … Continue reading

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Why do nurses get paid less than bankers?

Bankers make money. Nurses save lives. Which do you think we value more? Our money or our lives? It’s the old highwayman’s ultimatum, and it’s generally expected that most people will choose their life. That doesn’t seem to be the … Continue reading

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Is it ever a good idea to google your symptoms?

In theory, it should often be fine. There’s nothing wrong with being informed about your illness (apart from, possibly, with mental illness), and any sensible web searcher knows how to find the right kind of information. There’s plenty of trustworthy … Continue reading

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Why can’t you see stars when you go above Earth’s atmosphere?

I have never been in space. At least any more than I am always in space because it is something that we, and the atmosphere, are all inside of. Space, I am in you. But getting back to the point. … Continue reading

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