Quora Answers by Ray Butterworth



50171217What is the difference between <section> and <aside> HTML5 tags?
96180115What is an empty tag?
110180117What is the difference between a container tag and a non-container tag?
112180117What should be the first tag in any HTML document?
116180118Why are there developers who create new websites using XHTML while we have the better HTML5?
165180121What does a hashtag at the end of a URL do?
184180127How do I create a horizontal line in HTML?
235180204What's the difference between em, rem, pt, px and width: x%?
257180211Which is better to have anchor tag inside <h1> or <h1> inside anchor tag?
265180219What is the different between row, wrapper and container in HTML?
291180227What is the structure of an HTML program?
315180305In HTML, does clicking on the padding of an element count as a click on the element?
360180324In HTML 5, can one display the caption of an image without using the figure element, and just using the figcaption element?
459180527What is the difference between the head and header in HTML?


67180103How can I master responsive CSS?
68180103How do you set a minimum height and width for pictures in CSS?
105180117How do you make a hidden image in HTML?
109180117In CSS, what is the best way to set heights for sections on my page and are fixed heights frowned upon?
129180118How can one fix CSS issues like padding, margin, font size, specific Chrome browser, etc.?
163180121What is the most difficult part of learning CSS?
168180122How do I add a logo or an image in the top left corner of my web page?
194180129How can I add an image in a paragraph?
224180203When using position 'absolute' my Div's offset against the 'grandparent' element, not the parent element, or am I getting confused? What is the true definition of parent element?
225180203What is the best way to prevent divs from overlapping? I have 3 divs. The First div changes its size and overlaps the second one which is a set of images.
234180204What is the simplest way in HTML to indent text within a paragraph to a specific position (without using tables)?
249180209Should I wrap the new semantic tags with div, or wrap the div tags with these new semantic tags then do CSS on it? Which is the best approach?
250180209I never seem to be able to align elements correctly using CSS. Do you have any general advice or tips?
258180211Why do I get a bottom blank space in SVG?
266180219Which tag is used to begin a new line?
273180223How can I build a responsive website without any web design knowledge?
295180228In HTML and CSS, how do I span a background the entire width of the page?
313180303CSS3: What's the best way to create a fluid multi-column layout, that adapts the column count accourding to the amount of content?
361180324How do I fit a smaller image into a larger div while the visual still appears nice?
368180327What is the best measurement for defining width in CSS media queries, 'PX', 'EM', or 'REM'?
389180405How can I learn the CSS box model and layout positioning?
394180406How can I add a background image to a specific heading and paragraph in HTML? When I will pass by that heading and paragraph, I wanna see that image only covering that specific head and para nowhere else.


133180119In JavaScript, how do you get the physical dimensions of your screen in inches/centimeters instead of pixels?
138180119Being a beginner, is it fine if I add JavaScript code first in the HTML before CSS?
171180124How do you create a table using JavaScript?
178180126How do you put information from JavaScript into HTML?
195180129Is JavaScript a bad language as argued by some software engineers? What is it about it that makes people hate it?
278180226How can we add a tab in HTML?
293180227Why do we need a DOM? Why can't we just manipulate the HTML? I would like to know the reasoning behind it, and why the concept of a DOM was born.


52171217What is better in web development Python or JavaScript?
81180113What is difference between Javascript and Python? Which is easier to start learning if they are used for the same thing?
83180113I know the basics of Java (not Javascript), HTML and CSS. What else should I learn to develop Java-based web services?
88180114What are the advantages of C# over Javascript and vice versa?
157180120As a beginner into web design, what programming language do you suggest that I learn first?
188180128What are HTML, JavaScript, and CSS used for other than web design?
287180227What is the order I need to follow to learn web programming languages (HTML 5)?
292180227Which is better to learn as a freelancer, WordPress, HTML, CSS, or JavaScript?
355180316When programming a web app, is it usually better to lay out the CSS style or finish the Javascript logic first?


14171127Can I make a website by using only PHP?
49171217How can I test a HTML code in a browser?
90180114I know basic HTML and CSS. What are the best ways to master them and build websites from scratch?
108180117How much should I charge for a static HTML/CSS website?
132180119How can I force the browser (Chrome) to wrap the text of web pages so there is no need to use the horizontal scroll bar?
143180119What is responsive web design?
244180306How do I really get started with freelance web design. I already know HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. How do I actually build a website for clients to make a living? Are there any tutorials out there?
321180305What can I do to improve my website? My website is 4 days old and has 154 views.



36171216What tool does a programmer use to produce a Python source code?
48171217How do I find the words that are substrings of other words in the same sentence in Python?
216180201How is Python is easy to learn even though there are too many features to keep in mind e.g. iterators, generators, comprehensions, closures, co routines, decorators, classes with dunder, most confusing modules and package implementation?
226180203How should I attempt to learn recursion in Python?
237180204What is a good test for Python skills?
238180205How can I make a program in Python that would calculate special relativity?
350180310Why is reading code much harder than writing it? How can I read code and understand what the code actually is doing (in Python to be precise)?


86180114How and by using what references can I learn the SQL programming language in a short time?


47171217What is the difference between the two declarations, void myfunction (int*a) and void myfunction (int a[])?
77180112How do you read from a .txt file into a 2D array in C?
124180118Is it necessary to learn C++or C if I want to become a good software engineer?
166180122What are the concepts of stdin and stdout in C?
169180122Is this sentence grammatically correct? "The de-reference operator was realized in the way it serves as extracting the value of a memory address." This is a concluding sentence I used to describe about the de-reference operator '*' in C language.
247180208How do I write a C struct to a (binary) file and how do I read and display it? (using fwrite)
290180227Why can't we pass an array by value?
314180304How do I write a C program to find whether a string is a pangram or not?
324180307How do you set, clear and toggle a single bit in C?
341180308How should I do it "Write a program in c that asks the user to type 10 integers of an array. The program will then display either "the array is growing", "the array is decreasing", "the array is constant", or "the array is growing and decreasing" ?"?
351180310What does Struct {int len; char *str;} *p; mean in C?


4171124What are pointer and double pointers and its advantages and disadvantages?
358180322What is the meaning of ++*p++ in pointers in C++?


338180308If programmers in the 80′s used editors that were state-of-the-art at that time (like Vim/Emacs), why should modern programmers not use editors that are state-of-the-art today, and still use Vim/Emacs?
345180309How do I run a C program in VIM using a Mac terminal?


89180114Can you recommend a computer language for me to start out with (something that's not boring so I'll be motivated) and where/how to learn it?
121180118In the field of computer programming, where should a beginner start?
135180119What is the most effective way to learn how to code?
231180204What programming language can I learn on a 11 hour flight, given that my laptop battery can last for 6 hours?
239180205How do I get across the mental block that I cannot learn Java?
289180227I’m a beginner programmer, and writing small programs keeps me going. Did anyone else feel this sensation as a beginner?
307180302What type of computer does a senior computer programmer use vs a junior programmer? I have an assignment and yeah I don't know much about this stuff, I also tried googling it too.
384180405I am currently learning JavaScript as my first language but I don’t really see myself making a website anytime soon, should I instead put effort in learning Python?


1171120What is the most dangerous code you've ever seen?
111180117What is the meaning of untyped language?
156180120What is your coding setup?
158180120It said that "the size of object-oriented programs is larger than procedural programs. Due to the larger size of programs, we may need more storage." Keeping in mind the current software and hardware market, how much of this issue matters?
182180126What are examples of high level languages?
183180126What did older computers do better?
215180131How do I create a delay by using a “while” statement?
222180202Why shouldn't an array start with 1 in a programming language? What are the reasons not to do it?
230180203Can someone write a code on notepad that when opened, it will literally burn the computer?
245180207When programming, is there a difference between languages with how much errors one has to search?
336180308Why do we use namespace in programming? What is an example that a simpleton like me would understand?
396180406How do I grep common strings with emoji character in shell script, Straight grep "(emoji character)socks" filename do not give results even if the string is present in file?
431180427What were the advantages of goto back then?
451180513What is the most interesting algorithm?
461180603Why do DAS keyboards have 2 USB heads?
454180515How powerful can BASH (Unix Shell language) be? What are some things that it can do that most people don't realize?


9171125For some reason you travel back in time to the mid-1600s, so you visit Isaac Newton. You tell him about special relativity, but he is unconvinced. What experiment can you perform to convince him? You brought nothing with you.
19171128Why is science a never-ending process?
21171128Where do we use factorization in our daily life?
101180117Why is the Goodyear Blimp not considered a real "blimp"?
126180118What is the similarity between weight and mass, simple common words?
130180118On an airplane, if the ailerons steered the aircraft to the left but the rudder steered the aircraft to the right, what would happen?
140180119What is a good definition of the word ‘quantizing’ that a layperson could understand?
146180119How can you explain to someone the offside rule using simple terms?
199180129How do you evade air to surface missiles in science fiction settings or future settings?
261180213What is the end of science and technology?
284180226How strong of a blow would it take to send someone into orbit with a slam such as the giants in Skyrim?
288180227Assuming I have an infinite amount of money, can I play roulette until I win? Every time I lose, I use double the amount of money from the previous round to play again. What are my expected winnings? Are they positive (or could I lose forever)?
302180302If you describe, in a two-way table, the demographic characteristics (e.g. race) of those who do and do not participate in a training program, do you define race as the table rows (across the left side) or the columns (across the top)?
325180307What should I do if the inside of my fridge is wet?
327180307What happens to the world economy if a pandemic wiped out 50% of all humans (6-month deadly flu)?
343180309Press a button and there is a 99% chance of doubling your money and a 1% chance of losing it all. You are given $1 to start. How many times will you press the button?
357180321If the earth is a ball, then how come you can't see buildings tilted in a 200 mile wide city from a high vantage point?
379180330If creatures came to Earth from a planet 4 times the mass/gravity of Earth, would they be larger, stronger and faster than humans? Also, could they jump really high?
408180411Why do police line ups require people who look like the actual suspect? Why can’t they for example mix up white and black people together to make it easier to pick and identify the actual suspect?
404180410Is the Earth moving with uniform speed? If yes, then what is the speed of the Earth?
405180410How come Area 51 is a restricted military place? Do they have aliens or something they don't want the public to see?
419180419Why don't the police say, "over and out" on the police radios like they used to?
448180512Why does the earth appear to spin terribly slow at sunrise since the difference between my neighbor and my backyard getting hit by sunlight is about 5 minutes, but still we are only about 100 feet apart?
442180507Does the earth spin or does everything but the earth spin?
467180718When did people realize that Earth is not a perfect sphere?
468180717If another planet/large mass came in range of the Earth which had a stronger gravitational field, would humans and other non-fixed objects be drawn onto it?
471180720Is it possible that space is pushing us toward earth instead of earth pulling us towards it?
488180809Why are we constantly living in the past or future, but never in the moment?


33171215Is Germany using tricky things to create in near future the fourth reich I mean EU for them now is like Adolf Hitler wanted by war 70 years ago?
82180113If Japan had still been defeated in the Pacific, but Britain lost the war in Europe, how would Australia have been affected?
198180129Why did Europeans want to find the Northwest Passage after they discovered the New World?
202180129How much would history have changed if Columbus had given up when the first person turned him away?
260180213Why did Germany join the EU and the Euro when they already had the strongest currency in Europe?
281180226Why was it Europeans who developed modern math and science, not other people famous for their accomplishments in the past like Arabs and Chinese?
282180226Could China or Japan have discovered the "New World" sooner than Europe?
303180302What would have been better to an American native, the British or the American colonies?
309180302Were there any German WW1 veterans that served with distinction, or even decorated heroes, that were of Jewish descent? Were they spared the Holocaust along with their families also?
322180306Which African American in history do you most admire?
346180309How many British people died in the American Revolutionary War? How was that war viewed by them in the years following?
356180321How would Canada (outside Quebec) be different if all of it had been colonized by the French instead of the British?
435180428What is the most humiliating military defeat in history (i.e., a battle where a technologically superior and bigger army lost to a small worse-equipped army)?



69180104Does it mean anything to do something "in a go"?
91180115What does "she’s sort of the Nordic hundreds type" mean when talking about what a female looks like?
93180115What is the difference between an 'ass' and 'donkey'?
95180115What is the difference between "can you please…" and "can you… please"?
115180118Which one lasts longer between "ephemeral" and "fugacious"? Which one do I choose in this sentence, ‘When I used to live in New York, summer seemed (ephemeral/fugacious) and my plants did not have a second chance to bloom again.’?
125180118What is ‘heck’?
142180119What does in-words NOTA mean?
145180119Why would a puzzled expression flash across someone face? What does flash mean when talking about expressions?
147180119What is considered the opposite of envy?
155180120What does dost mean?
176180125What does "meat-for-brains" mean?
189180128What is the passive form of he grows wheat in his field?
197180129Is "largening" a word?
211180130Is "kike" a word, or did they misspell "kite"?
228180203Is the plural of Octopus, Octopi or Octupuses?
388180405What is the definition of ‘you can't have your cake and eat it too’?


29171215Why is unaware not a verb? It denotes an action of a thought.
30171215What is the difference between wouldn't have and would haven't?
35171216How is the sentence "may all the peoples praise you, O God; may all the peoples praise you” correct?
45171217"I'm doing some exercises. I started a few hours ago. I realized I've been focusing on the theoretical part for too long and I still hadn't done any exercise. So far I've done three of them and it's going well." Is this grammatically correct?
46171217What is the difference between these two sentences: "It's been a year since that incident" and "One year has been passed since that incident."?
57171221Which is the correct sentence “the train that met with an accident” or “the train which met with an accident”?
59171221Is it grammatically correct to say, "If this is not taken care of, you will be party to the sin that he commits by resisting the Lord." Do I need to revise it as "the sin that he commits in resisting God"?
60171221Is it grammatically correct to say “comparison results”?
61171221Is it grammatically correct to say, “I look forward to hearing from you after holiday”?
62171221Which one is correct? “Are there big trees in your garden” or “Is there big trees in your garden”?
65180102Is “Monday and Wednesday is English speaking day.” a grammatically correct sentence?
66180103Why is it that in the English language after using the expression 'it’s time', the verb coming after it must be in the past tense?
70180104What's the error in this sentence: "I really appreciate him telling us about the delay in delivering the materials because we had planned to begin work tomorrow."?
75180112The passengers crossed the road slowly. The passengers slowly crossed the road. Are these two sentences correct and do they mean the same thing?
84180113Can you start a sentence with "Followed by…'?
87180114Does this sound natural to a native ear, "You're grown up now. Think for once of your mom and dad"?
98180116Can I start a sentence with "this"?
118180118"Here is John's car." What are the objects and the subject in grammar?
119180118When is it required to put a comma before 'which' or 'who' in a complex sentence of English?
128180118Is this phrase correct? "The sky is as Azure as if it has been painted by an artist."
141180119What do I choose in the gap "Is" or "are" "Here () some milk and biscuits for you."?
153180120Isn't the expression "leave them kids alone", which takes place in the song "Another Brick in The Wall", grammatically wrong?
161180121Is it correct that the preposition "on" is used before vehicle names, e.g. I am on the train?
172180124Which statement is correct? I am in the plane or on the plane?
173180125What is the plural of leaf? Is it leafs or leaves?
186180127What is an expletive "it"? What are some examples?
232180204Is there any difference between "a lot of" and "lots of"? I would like to hear an answer from native speakers.
352180313In what situations are "on the street" and "in the street" used?
372180328If you live in America, is it pretentious to use '-our' and '-ise' spellings in formal writing, e.g. colour and realise?
409180411How old is the expression 'not!' at the end of a sentence, for example, 'I think I'll buy more - not!'? Is this a modern pop-culture expression i.e., post-1980s?
462180606Why does the New York Times always announce the passing of someone with 'X person is dead' as opposed to 'X person has died'? Is this an Americanism or an NYT style? In British English, it comes across as very crass.


28171214Is it as hard for Anglophones to master the French "r" as Nippophones to master the English "r"?
103180117Is Xenos pronounced ‘ex-eh-noss’ or ‘zee-noss’?
122180118Why do so many native English speakers with channels on YouTube have problems pronouncing the letter "r"?
159180120How can I improve my pronunciation? I am from India and am finding it hard to pronounce the way Americans do.
180180126What British accent makes an “R” sound like a “W”?
255180209Whenever I pronounce things, my R's can sometimes sound like a W. Why is that?
330180307What are the common words containing "ough" with their pronunciation?
359180323Why are there no English words that start with an "x" that sounds like "ks"?
395180406Why do we say we half to something instead of have to?
413180414Have you ever wished to be able to hear the sound of your own language the way it would sound if you didn't understand it?


32171215Since hieroglyphs are a pictorial language, can it be 'translated' without knowing the language spoken by the people who wrote it?
64171221What is the hardest word in your language for non-native speakers?
72180104Why can't all nationalities speak the same language?
74180109Which translation sounds more true to the original: the English “Beijing” or the German “Peking”?
97180116How do I translate"孙子出题,儿子监考严,老子不会写"into English?
99180117Is it true that in Chinese an answer to a yes/no question responds to the value of the statement (true/false) rather than the content of the statement?
114180117What foreign languages do American students learn?
123180118What language did the 13 colonies speak?
136180119What app can I use that will translate what I say in English to audio output in Ukranian and vice versa?
164180121How do I create a Pidgin language based on Latin?
167180122Why do people from an arbitrary nation have the same sounding accent when talking in another language, like English? What is preventing these unique individuals from sounding different?
179180126Why did Hebrew evolve to have no present-tense form of "to be"?
191180129Do you have to speak a foreign language to understand it? Why or why not?
205180130What's the origin of English words that begin with a double letter like Lloyds or Ffion?
223180202What does your culture have multiple words for, like eskimos and their fourteen words for snow? [Question deleted by Quora?]
243180206Which sites can help my 4th grader to write better in English?
270180220What are two languages, that share similarities, that you find surprising?
401180410How do translators go about translating made-up words between languages?
463180606Why are non-Americans often surprised that most Americans only speak the one language they need for all the people they deal with on a daily basis for most of their lives?


24171204What common English words and grammar are dying off?
58171221How many words can you make out of a b c d e f g?
79180113What are some examples of English using loan words next to their English counterparts? Like "Naan bread" and "Chai tea".
100180117Are there any English words that can only be used alongside another specific word?
104180117How much of an Anglish sentence can an average native speaker of English understand?
117180118How many different permutations of the word ‘gelatinous’ have the vowels in alphabetical order?
120180118How many arrangements are possible for the word 'mathematics' such that the vowels and consonants are in the same position and no letter is at its previous place?
139180119Is language sufficient in describing experiences? Why or why not?
144180119What is the rarest word ever used in the world?
148180119What countries have 7 letters and the third letter is R?
149180119What words in any language can be made out of the letters, cancerabigod ?
154180120Why is there no word rhyming with orange?
170180122Is there any sentence with 3 consecutive words?
174180125How many different permutations are there for the word, “gelatinous” of which the vowels are in alphabetical order?
187180128Can you put letters (alphabet) to a pack of cards?
380180330When two words differ only in that one word is capitalized and the other one is not, which word comes first when we order them alphabetically? Is there a convention for this?
391180405Are there any English words that were malapropisms, but were adopted into a language, and given a real meaning, like when I talk too much when honey is driving, and he tells me I subtracted him?
415180414How many 4-letter words with or without meaning, can be formed out of the letters of the word, 'LOGARITHMS', if repetition of letters is not allowed?
433180427What American words can I use to throw people in England off?
444180511What is the most commonly misspelled word in the English language?
455180521What are some short words that start or end with "Did"?
458180526What examples are there of euphemisms that replace the original word for the thing they referenced that we now have to find new euphemisms for?



55171218What are some characteristic words that people use in different states of the USA?
80180113I' m Haitian- American. Born in America, but raised in the Haitian household. I do not speak the language fluently and sometimes other Haitians tell me "you're not a real Haitian". How should I identify myself or feel about this?
227180203Most people are so easily offended these days. How can America be returned to a simpler time, when people didn’t care about offending others?
233180204If you've lived under both the US healthcare system and the healthcare system of another country, which did you prefer and why?
246180207Is there any American honored as a national hero in western European countries for freeing them from the Nazis?
252180209Is America the most multicultural/ethnically diverse country in the world?
256180210Why do all nationalities living in the USA eat their home countries food except those wanting to be called African Americans?
283180226What would it take to get people in the United States to care seriously about education reform?
300180301Why do foreigners (European) assume I am an idiot because I am from the United States (Texas) even though I’ve never met them until today?
301180302Why are American citizens so overly concerned with diversity? Other than superficially, how is diversity of skin color and culture a good thing when we self-segregate anyway?
328180307Is it at all reasonable or possible for global steel suppliers to band together and refuse to sell steel to the US?
349180310If conservatives believe that gun control won't solve America's gun violence, then why does Canada have a much lower gun violence rate per capita compared to the USA?


175180125Is it disrespectful to speak English in Quebec?
210180130Why is English in Canada not "British" English sounding like it is in Australia or New Zealand?
274180223How many people are killed in Canada annually by guns illegally brought across the border from the US?
308180302Do Canadians hate Americans?
323180307What is the poorest city in Canada?
342180309Why does the USA have mass killings in a seemingly scheduled basis, and Canada has only had a few in the past fifty years? Both countries have gun ownership.
378180329What shouldn't be missed in Toronto, Canada?
382180331As a temporary worker in Canada, is it worthwhile to import my car to Canada from the US?
400180408Why do many cities of Canada have the same name as other places, such as London, Cambridge, and Waterloo?
443180510Why did Target Canada fail in terms of planning in its expansion to Canada?


185180127Why didn't Marxism take root in Britain as Orwell predicted?
269180220Have the British come to terms with the fact that to many countries the British Empire was a brutal regime?
310180303Who composed the British anthem 'God Save the Queen' & if a king should succeed Her Majesty Elizabeth II, would 'God save the Queen' still be the official Anthem of Britain?
329180307Is it true that Queen Victoria said she was Jewish, and the British royal family males are circumcised by rabbis because they are Crypto-Jewish?


31171215Why do so many religions coexist peacefully in Singapore?
152180120Along with English, what other languages should I learn to live in Singapore?
200180129How and why does a country ruled by dictators pay its external debt when they are thrown out but after stashing most of the money in foreign banks?
203180129Why are there so many Israeli propagandists on Quora?
229180203What are some of the common mannerisms of your country that are found disrespectful elsewhere?
240180205What is a temperature country?
251180209What is a weird fact about your country?
306180302If Russia is economically poor compared to European countries (Britain, Germany, and France) then how does it afford a better military, the worlds best nuclear program, and huge space program?
332180307Why is the west so concerned about women rights in Muslim countries? Don't they (west) have their own problems?
335180308Many Arabs want the West to stop interfering in the Middle East, but does that also mean cruel dictators like Saddam, Assad, or Gaddafi should be seen as rightful leaders and never be toppled by the West regardless of how they treat their people?
337180308Do people from Western countries find the governments of Eastern countries like Pakistan, Singapore, China, Japan, Malaysia and others to be too authoriarian although the people there seem to like it?
375180329What would the world and society be like if the average life expectancy of humans was only 20 years?
386180405What would happen if there were more Muslims than Jews in Israel?
392180406As a third generation English speaking white South African, when can I be accepted as an African and not be accused of land theft, etc.?
393180406Are there any limits on the power of Queen Elizabeth II?
407180410Why doesn't a British and other EU citizen migrate to the US? The EU is overpopulated, poorer and weaker than the US ? [Question deleted by Quora?]
418180419Does multiculturalism work?
427180426Is multicultural bad for the United States?
489180809Does the UN Human Rights Council target Israel?


73180104Is it possible to double major in EE and CS at the University of Waterloo?
94180115What is the academic pressure and workload at the Wilfrid Laurier University?
134180119How is the computer science double degree at Waterloo and Laurier? Is it worth it if your Laurier-based?
241180205Are there people that drop out or fail in their 2nd or 3rd or 4th year at University of Waterloo Faculty of Engineering? How many?
426180425Is Waterloo Canada good for immigrants?
437180503What are the subtle differences between Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge and Guelph, Ontario in terms of culture?
450180512How much do you earn in summer jobs at the University of Waterloo?
452180513Why can graduate students only live in CLV at the University of Waterloo?


16171127How do I prove to everyone that race doesn't exist, is superficial, and not biological?
92180115Why do most black Americans have a different English accent and speak very fast?
219180202What do mostly homogeneous countries think about our debates about race and/or racism here in the US (or any diverse nation for that matter)?
221180202How did slave owners justify slavery?
272180222What is the politically correct way to call a black person?
285180226Why are some people openly racist or subscribe to white nationalism or white supremacy? I know they a fringe minority, but what causes this type of belief to spawn despite the general public's disdain for this type of belief?
305180302Do white liberals care about Asians as much they care about Blacks and Hispanics?
320180305What must be done in South Africa so that we won't ever have racial tensions between white and black people?
326180307Why do white South Africans become offended when black South Africans say they want their ancestral land back, without compensation?
344180309Will racism end if people stopped mentioning it?
397180406Why is it racist to point out that violent crime is proportional to the black population?
399180408Why are light-skinned people considered black only in America? Outside of America, people don't view them as black.
402180410What is my breakdown if my grandmother half Indian and Caucasian my other grandparents are African American?
411180414Why are black people accociated with watermelons?
417180418Do you agree with Yoko Ono that "women are the niggers of the world"? [Question deleted by Quora?]
436180503What is Jeff Goldblum's ethnicity?
453180514Could there be a secret organisation in the police force that conspires to rid society of Black Americans?



2171121What does the name Andrew mean in the Bible?
5171124Why will the Last Judgment occur after the resurrection of the dead according to the Bible?
56171221Where in the Bible is the three hundred?
106180117Why is reading the Bible so important?
107180117What does the Bible say about eating pork? How can this be represented?
196180129How well can a speaker of modern Greek understand the New Testament of the Bible, written in the Koine Greek of 2000 years ago?
268180220What does the Psalm 137:9 verse mean in the Bible that says “happy is the one who seizes your infants and dashes them against the rocks”?
275180223Does the Bible actually say that we should not judge others?
279180226How were John the Baptist and Jesus related?
294180228Why did Jesus want the rich man to sell all his riches?
304180302How can Christians and Jews (especially those that are parents) be ok with the part of the Bible/Torah in which God orders Abraham to bring his precious son, Isaac, up to a mountain and kill him with a knife as a test of his faith and devotion?
311180303Jesus quoted from the Ten Commandments at Matthew 19:16-19. Why then, do people say that the Ten Commandments were done away with?
319180305What is/was Simon Peter's Jewish name?
334180308How much of the Torah laws were abolished when Jesus was crucified (died)?
333180308Paul did not know Jesus personally since Jesus had died before Paul became a disciple, but he was well versed in Jewish Law. What scriptures from his 14 books of the Bible show that Paul supported the concept of the Trinity?
347180309How much did the cross in which Jesus was crucified weigh?
365180326What is your view on eating foods prepared from animals that the Old Testament deemed unclean?
373180328What was Jesus’ age when he died and what is the scripture for this event in the Bible?
383180331Was Jesus nailed to the cross?
387180405Why does America never feature in the end times i.e. it’s not mentioned once in the Book of Revelation?
414180414In Judaism, are there two sabbaths? It is John 19:31 that explains that there were two sabbaths in that week leading to the day of Jesus’ death.
416180414Did Jesus abolish the food laws?
425180425Is Jesus Christ Superstar blasphemous?
445180512Was the "ascension" of Jesus made on the same day he resurrected (the third day after crucifixion)?
464180611If meat and dairy cannot be mixed under kosher law because “a baby must not be boiled in its mother’s milk”, why then is chicken and milk not allowed to be mixed while chicken and eggs is allowed to be mixed?
469180713Are there that many similarities between Horus and Jesus Christ? If so, are they significant?
474180722What are your thoughts on the Bible passages “To be away from the body is to be home with God” & “The dead know nothing”? Why does the Bible seem to support both ideas when only one can be correct.
479180723Which were the sentiments of Jesus during the two and a half days that he was dead? Are they the same ones when he was alive?
480180725Why do you believe Jesus was an incarnation of God?
482180726What does purgatory mean in the Bible?
483180726What does Limbo mean in the Bible?
486180801What do you think of the "gap theory" when reading the Book of Genesis? There was a long gap of 4.6 billion years between the first two verses of Genesis.


3171123If someone ask you to point to heaven, which way would you point?
6171124Is it right to say that we sin because we are sinners instead of being sinners because we sin?
7171124Is religion the 7th plague?
12171127Is it normal that I have struggled to focus on doing things because I am trying to deal with sins I committed?
13171127My parents want me to kneel and pretend to pray in church. I’m an atheist and I feel as that would be disrespectful or is it disrepectful not to?
37171216Does the fact that the vast majority of people who clinically die and report only darkness and non-consciousness when they are revived demonstrate that God may have created the universe but He didn't create an afterlife for us along with it?
51171217Can you refuse to swear on the bible?
150180119How do you make religious people understand how hated they all are?
248180208How is it that Adam and Eve, (supposedly the first beings on Earth) have always been portrayed as “civilized” humans? Where do the Neanderthals/cavemen fit into this scenario?
296180228If Allah knew that some of the non-believers will not have the opportunity to be invited in Islam, and after they die they will go to the hell, why did he create them in the first place?
298180301If God does not exist, is it possible to build an omnipotent machine to destroy evil?
316180305Are there any survivng Abrahamic religions with their own Messiah other than Jesus and Paul's Christianity?
339180308Is Jesus of the Caucasoid or the Negroid race?
348180309Are there churches with similar doctrine to Jehovah’s Witnesses, like non-trinity, no hellfire and earthly hope?
354180316Why is the Bible open to criticism while the Koran is closed to critique? Is "because the reference said so" a valid argument?
362180324Besides Jesus, who is the most famous Jew?
381180331If shellfish could be genetically engineered to have scales, could Jewish people eat it while still following kosher laws?
390180405Why did Christianity adopt Pagan symbols and rituals? If Jesus were alive today, how would he feel about using Pagan symbols and rituals to represent his "resurrection"?
438180505What laws were nailed to the cross, and omitted because of Christ’s crucifixion, The 10 commandments, or man made rules like in Leviticus?
439180506Do any Christian churches keep Passover today ?
441180506How can Christians explain the lack of intervention of the Biblical God during the Black Plague?
449180512Did the Roman Empire change all of its paintings from Greek gods to Christian figures when Constantine ruled?
457180522Why is Pentecost important to Jews and Christians?
475180722What is the difference between faith and belief?
481180725If one were to upload one’s mind to a computer before death, would the “soul” continue to exist?


10171126Why isn't anything easy in life?
15171127Why is the answer to life “42”, I still do not understand it?
22171128Is there good in evil?
78180112Would you go out for a drink with Adolf Hitler?
160180121Sometimes, I understand the question only after reading the answer. What is wrong with me?
212180130Why do leftists proclaim how proud they are of freedom of speech, yet they hate it when someone on the opposite side uses their freedom of speech to assert their own opinions?
213180131Why do the big people talk about depopulating the world?
218180202The House voted 419-3 and the Senate voted 98-2 in favor of Russian sanctions. Trump said he won't impose them. Isn’t this a clear sign of the rise of authoritarianism in the US?
220180202Would it have been possible to free the slaves or defeat the Nazis without a war?
263180216What would happen if there weren't poor people on the world?
267180219If all the money in the world is distributed equally among the people of the world, do you think it will come back again to the same pockets after 5 or 10 years?
276180223What is universal healthcare? How does it work, and why is it 'better' than privatized healthcare?
277180223How can we prevent the elite from starting wars to thin out populations?
317180305What kind of signs do you think humanity might see in the future that mean that they need to abandon Earth and start colonizing space?
318180305Would you vote for me to be prime minister of Canada (if you could) if I was trillionaire and said that I would use 1 trillion dollars of my fortune to promote peace in the world and that I had a solid plan and track records with my foundation?
406180410What are some differences between the leftist use of language and the right-wing use of language?
421180420Why is it said that no good deed goes unpunished?
434180427What do people who believe in socialism get wrong about human nature/behavior?
440180506Do soldiers who jump on grenades to save their unit go to hell, since this act is also suicide?
447180512What makes people think that the Myers–Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is a valid instrument if two people could behave in the same way, while having different motivations?
476180722Can anything be absolutely absolute?
485180801Do you believe perfect is the enemy of the good, or is it the other way around?

Social Work

17171128Do people live twice?
20171128Why do I struggle being myself?
23171130What do you think about the eternal engine and why does it not exist yet?
25171204Why do people believe negativity in the media when they have no hard evidence at all?
26171204What are the things a girl should do and not do so that she won't regret anything later in life?
27171205Why doesn't God answer my prayers?
34171216If nobody is perfect, then why do so many people criticize & judge?
38171216How can I act confident when people already see me as shy?
39171216The doctor orders 20 g/1 cc and asks you to give 5 mg. How much would that be in a syringe?
40171216It's hard for me to detect passive aggressive behavior. What are some prominent social cues or patterns that are related to being passive aggressive?
41171216Am I lazy if I'd rather have fun than work?
42171216Why do people hate me for being born a Jew?
43171216Why do we point out each other's mistakes?
44171216How can I calm myself as all my classmates are working, and I am still a housewife?
53171217Why do people hunt deer?
54171218Is there a difference between instincts/emotions and the human spirit?
63171221As a black father, is it wrong/selfish for me to want to dress up as Santa Claus? Will this cause my kids to stop believing?
71180104What are the things a teenage guy should not do in order that he regrets full life?
76180112How do I deal with pride? I know I am to value others and not see them as lower than me, but sometimes I just can't. I have tried to stop but I can't.
162180121How do we get Quorans to stop using “deaf and dumb”when they mean either “deaf” or “deaf and no spoken language”? It’s really offensive.
190180128What is the difference between "going with the flow" and "peer pressure"?
207180130Is there any advice to be financially stable when I grow up (I’m still 14)?
208180130Why do so many people have depression nowadays?
280180226What are some tips for arguing with idiots (seriously)?
286180227Why do I suddenly stop thinking in a test? I can't think. I know I studied and I feel I know the answer but I can't think. It’s like my mind stopped working.
312180303Why is having sex with someone you love condemned by the Catholic Church until marriage? I am a Catholic but I see nothing wrong with having sex with my girlfriend. What if I end up marrying her anyways?
331180307Is it true that every man cheats on his wife at least once when she gets older and experiences painful intercourse due to menopause?
367180326I just found out that I have to get my wisdom teeth taken out and I'm really nervous. Is it a sign of adulthood?
374180329Is OCD always superstitious in its mechanism?
424180424What can I do to improve my CV as a software engineer, after getting many of the selection process that was highly competitive and your profile has not been chosen?
432180427What do you think of my “artworks”?
477180723I met this girl I like her but when I asked her out but she said she has a boyfriend she said we could date next time she's available. What should I do in the mean time?


8171124What is the best TV series you’ve ever seen?
85180113What is the function of having Biblical allusions in literature?
127180118Does Quasimodo's name mean "half-made"?
137180119What movies for you were ruined in the last five minutes and how?
192180129When did Dr. Martin Luther King say, "When two friends understand each another totally, the words are soft and strong like an orchid’s perfume.”?
201180129Where is the gravity in Star Wars?
253180209What are some songs that most people think are happy but are actually sad?
259180212For fantasy-fiction writers, how would you recommend starting the first chapter of a first book in a long series? How do I properly introduce the world, characters, and plot at the same time?
264180218How did elders in 1977 react to Star Wars?
271180221How many British writers of science fiction and fantasy are Jewish?
364180325Which British actors are the best at imitating American accents from specific regions and states?
376180329What are examples of Academy Award-worthy performances in bad movies?
398180408Did Gene Roddenberry create the personalities of Kirk, Spock and McCoy to balance each other's characteristics? How would StarTrek be if one of them was created differently?
456180521Are there literary works written in two languages by one author, i.e., an author who wrote his story in one language, then translated it by himself into another language or finished them simultaneously?
460180531I'm writing a book about 'the end of the world'. I'm only just starting it. Basically, all animals and plants are destroyed. What would we eat (no cannibalism)?
465180711If you grew up in the '50s or early '60s, how close was your life to, "Leave It To Beaver"? As a kid, would you wear a suit if you were invited over to a friend's for dinner?
466180718Why do people say "Oh, the horror"?


102180117What is the difference between barley and Malt?
131180118What is the English name of Jeera?
151180120What's the relationship between cooking time and meat tenderness?
177180125How does the cooking temperature affect the texture of a hamburger patty?
181180126When making chili with cubes of beef, how can you ensure the meat chunks don't become dry or tough?
193180129Why does a pressure cooker whistle?
204180129How does the temperature affect the result of a salmon when baking it?
209180130Do you need to cook potatoes before roasting?
236180204Most chicken packages say to cook to 180-180 F. Yet, online, many recipes say to “smoke chicken” to 165 F. Is it safe to cook chicken to 165 F?
262180213Why would a recipe call for unsalted butter and also salt?
340180308How do you know which ingredients go with which other ingredients while experimenting with cooking?
363180325How do you marinate chicken with cornstarch?
366180326Do I have to soak pinto beans if I’m going to cook them in a crock pot?
370180327What is the science behind food getting cooked when heated up?
371180327For believers, why didn't God just teach the Ancient Jews about penicillin instead of all those cleaning rituals?
377180329What is the plural word for berry?
410180412How many eggs can I eat a day without risking a heart attack?
412180414How often should an adult above 35 or 40-years-old eat eggs? Should it be a full egg or the white part only?
420180420Why does red velvet taste different than chocolate?
423180423What are some dirty tricks used by restaurants?
428180426Without having to purchase multiple Sous Vides, how can I have many rib eye steaks ready to grill for a party that are rare, medium rare, medium, and well-done? Has anyone perfected a system?
429180426Can I leave a refrigerator on during a 15 day vacation?
430180427What's a good example of a simple recipe someone new to cooking could make that would seem impressive to others?
446180512Are black bananas rotten? If so, why do we use them for things like banana bread?
472180721Do you miss eating salt?
470180719What mistakes do people make when cooking pasta?
473180721Is there something you used to enjoy eating until you learned about the ingredients?
478180723I ordered a sandwich at a restaurant and picked it up just before they closed. The manager was counting the money already so he said "just take it" and didn't charge me. Is this stealing?
484180728How do I marinate my steaks overnight to make them soft like butter? They are way too tough right now.
487180804Are chickens vegan?


11171126How will you define cremocarp?
18171128What will happen if I stop sleeping?
113180117What type of tages are used in HTML?
206180130How do you make burgundy?
214180131What is a suppository verb?
217180201What futuristic predictions from 21st century movies, books or TV shows are closest to coming true?
242180206What was your process for making your last archery bow? What is your advice for a beginner?
254180209What would your reaction be if someone (of your preferred gender) came up to you and said "Hey, you wanna fuck?"
297180228How would mermaids have sex?
299180301How much money is needed to buy a mouse?
353180316Which is the coolest and oldest race on Earth?
369180327How many meters are in 70 square meters?
403180410How did crepes come to Canada?


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223180202What does your culture have multiple words for, like eskimos and their fourteen words for snow? [Question deleted by Quora?]
407180410Why doesn't a British and other EU citizen migrate to the US? The EU is overpopulated, poorer and weaker than the US ? [Question deleted by Quora?]
417180418Do you agree with Yoko Ono that "women are the niggers of the world"? [Question deleted by Quora?]
422180423Why don't black people still can't understand the concept of clean drinking water which kills 3 million black people in Africa every year? [Question deleted by Quora?]




180704Marcos GeorgiadesWhat sounds extremely wrong, but is actually correct?
180704Marcos GeorgiadesWhat is some non-obfuscated Perl code that does something unexpected?
180723Tom WilliamsI think Donald Trump is amazing. What would you say to change my mind?