A List of Thought-Provoking Questions

You may have seen lists like this before–they ask questions that they claim can change your perspective on life forever. And some of those questions really can, if you take the time to read and think about them. So here’s my list of questions you could take the time to think about.

  1. If you could send any message to the world in under thirty seconds, what would it be?
  2. If there were a mirror that could reveal your true character, what do you think it would show? Would you look?
  3. If you knew you had only five years left to live, what would you do within that time?
  4. Would you rather be rich and live for fifty years, or very poor but live as long as you wanted (or needed)?
  5. If someone wrote a biography on your life after you died, what would it commend you for?
  6. What did you enjoy doing as a child, but may not now–and what made you stop?
  7. What is more important: your resume or your eulogy?
  8. What color are you?
  9. If you were a soul clinging to earth because of a lingering attachment, what would it be?
  10. How much do you believe you have shaped your own destiny–and how much is down to fate?
  11. If you knew nobody would judge you, what would you do?
  12. If you could ask anyone in the world one question, what would it be?
  13. What is your greatest strength and weakness?
  14. What role does honor play in today’s society?
  15. If your name was the definition under one word in the dictionary, what would it be? On both a positive and negative note?
  16. What is true intelligence?
  17. Is being open-minded a virtue, if it’s causing destructive ideas to spread throughout society?
  18. Who is the wisest person you have ever known personally? Are you still in contact with them?
  19. If you were to disappear right now, without warning while being alone, who would notice you were missing the soonest?
  20. What is the meaning of meaning?
  21. What is the true purpose of life and death?
  22. If you could only pick one of your dreams to come true, what would it be? If you had to choose one dream to live the rest of your life in, which one would it be?
  23. Do you believe in alternate dimensions?
  24. How do you think? How do you develop ideas?