Question of the Day – No. 452 Posted on July 19, 2019July 19, 2019 by Troy Headrick If you could erase one event from the history of humankind, what would you erase and why? Share this:TwitterFacebookTumblrLinkedInRedditPinterestPocketTelegramWhatsAppSkypeEmailPrintLike this:Like Loading...
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The creation of plastic. Our planet is choking on it ☹️
Love this response!
Well, that’s quite the pickle. If you erase one thing, who knows what fills that space? There’s no guarantee it would be better. There is also the theory that this has happened, and this is why things are so absurd… Ummm, let’s not have that meteor hit next to Mexico? The one that created the dust storm that offed the dinosaurs.
The creation of religion. It’s choked the world and humanity ever since.
When you really think about “religion”, as it’s suppose to be…. And consider the facade people have created of its “idea”, religion really doesn’t exist. In my opinion, anyway.
Good point. Well said.
Technically, religion is not a ‘one event’ unlike the question of this post.
Maybe I should have said the first person to come up with the idea of religious concepts. If not for that first person, perhaps it would never have happened. Who knows.
What I meant is that different continents can initiate their own religion at same time (multiple first persons) because religion is an inevitable precursor of science as the first attempt of humankind to understand the stars in heavens (sky) by attributing its existential cause to God and so on.
𝙸 𝚠𝚑𝚘𝚕𝚎-𝚑𝚎𝚊𝚛𝚝𝚎𝚍𝚕𝚢 𝚊𝚐𝚛𝚎𝚎. 𝚆𝚑𝚒𝚕𝚎 𝙸 𝚛𝚎𝚌𝚘𝚐𝚗𝚒𝚣𝚎 𝚝𝚑𝚊𝚝 𝚐𝚘𝚍 𝚋𝚎𝚕𝚒𝚎𝚏𝚜 𝚊𝚛𝚎 𝚗𝚘𝚝 𝚌𝚘𝚗𝚏𝚒𝚗𝚎𝚍 𝚝𝚘 𝚊 𝚜𝚒𝚗𝚐𝚕𝚎 𝚎𝚟𝚎𝚗𝚝, 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚒𝚖𝚙𝚊𝚌𝚝 𝚍𝚘𝚐𝚖𝚊𝚝𝚒𝚌 𝚝𝚑𝚒𝚗𝚔𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚑𝚊𝚜 𝚑𝚊𝚍 𝚘𝚗 𝚘𝚞𝚛 𝚙𝚕𝚊𝚗𝚎𝚝 𝚒𝚜 𝚍𝚎𝚟𝚊𝚜𝚝𝚊𝚝𝚒𝚗𝚐. 𝚃𝚑𝚎𝚜𝚎 𝚋𝚒𝚐𝚘𝚝𝚎𝚍 𝚝𝚎𝚡𝚝𝚜 𝚊𝚗𝚍 𝚝𝚛𝚊𝚍𝚒𝚝𝚒𝚘𝚗𝚜 𝚑𝚊𝚟𝚎 𝚛𝚎𝚜𝚞𝚕𝚝𝚎𝚍 𝚒𝚗 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚜𝚞𝚏𝚏𝚎𝚛𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚘𝚏 𝚖𝚒𝚕𝚕𝚒𝚘𝚗𝚜. 𝚃𝚑𝚘𝚜𝚎 𝚠𝚑𝚘 𝚌𝚕𝚊𝚒𝚖 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚍𝚊𝚖𝚗𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚙𝚊𝚜𝚜𝚊𝚐𝚎𝚜 𝚊𝚛𝚎 “𝚝𝚊𝚔𝚎𝚗 𝚘𝚞𝚝 𝚘𝚏 𝚌𝚘𝚗𝚝𝚎𝚡𝚝” 𝚊𝚛𝚎 𝚘𝚗𝚕𝚢 𝚏𝚞𝚛𝚝𝚑𝚎𝚛 𝚍𝚎𝚕𝚞𝚍𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚝𝚑𝚎𝚖𝚜𝚎𝚕𝚟𝚎𝚜. 𝚃𝚑𝚎𝚜𝚎 𝚋𝚎𝚕𝚒𝚎𝚏𝚜 𝚊𝚛𝚎 𝚛𝚘𝚝𝚝𝚎𝚗, 𝚊𝚗𝚍 𝚊𝚗𝚢 “𝚐𝚘𝚘𝚍” 𝚝𝚑𝚊𝚝 𝚌𝚘𝚖𝚎𝚜 𝚏𝚛𝚘𝚖 𝚝𝚑𝚎𝚖 (𝚌𝚑𝚊𝚛𝚒𝚝𝚢, 𝚎𝚝𝚌.) 𝚒𝚜 𝚜𝚒𝚖𝚙𝚕𝚢 𝚗𝚘𝚝 𝚠𝚘𝚛𝚝𝚑 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚌𝚘𝚜𝚝 𝚘𝚏 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚘𝚙𝚙𝚛𝚎𝚜𝚜𝚒𝚘𝚗 𝚝𝚑𝚎𝚢 𝚒𝚗𝚎𝚟𝚒𝚝𝚊𝚋𝚕𝚢 𝚋𝚛𝚒𝚗𝚐. 𝙻𝚎𝚝 𝚞𝚜 𝚝𝚞𝚛𝚗 𝚝𝚘 𝚕𝚘𝚐𝚒𝚌, 𝚛𝚎𝚊𝚜𝚘𝚗, 𝚊𝚗𝚍 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚋𝚎𝚊𝚞𝚝𝚢 𝚘𝚏 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚑𝚞𝚖𝚊𝚗 𝚎𝚡𝚙𝚎𝚛𝚒𝚎𝚗𝚌𝚎 𝚝𝚘 𝚐𝚞𝚒𝚍𝚎 𝚘𝚞𝚛 𝚕𝚒𝚟𝚎𝚜 𝚝𝚘𝚠𝚊𝚛𝚍 𝚌𝚘𝚖𝚙𝚊𝚜𝚜𝚒𝚘𝚗.
I was going to say this.
Hmm yeah, that’s tough, because then you don’t know what would happen if you erased something. You could wipe your own self out of existence!
If I had to choose, it would be the genocide of the Indians by the white man all those many years ago. There was no need for any of that, and I think only something positive could come from that not happening.
The Brexit Referendum – nuff said!
WWII, because of the massive loss of life.
Domestication of plants and animals. Without that we would have stayed hunter gatherers. There would be no cities, far less overpopulation, and we would work with our environment rather than adapting it to suit our wants or needs. Of course it would also mean very little technological advancement and all our time would be spent on survival but I guess that’s the trade off.
Nope I won’t erase it.
If you erase something from the past, will it tilt our world? Will we also lose what was discovered, developed?
The Norman Conquest of England as it suppressed much of the populace and denied a Brythonic future. Yes, it would change the world or at least Europe. (But there are better answers already here.) Or no 9/11 as that has had terrible consequences and will impact so much more.
I would have to say when abortion came into “ok”—meaning it’s become so abused that people even think it’s ok to throw the babies in dumpsters, etc. the taking of innocence. I don’t know how to put it into words without pissing someone off.
Creation of Artificial Intelligence…they will take down man kind one day once it’s advanced enough.
CRSPR editing , Gene splicing, cloning.
If I could, I would erase the Vietnam War. It’s such a tragic, pointless, unnecessary, and awful tragedy that took place.
If this can be stretched to erase the same event over and over again
I would erase WAR
The Holocaust. It’s so evil.
All the atrocities of war and of course war itself.