From The Book of Questions, Gregory Stock, Ph.D. 1. If you could choose the sex and physical appearance of your child, would you do it? Would you select other characteristics if it were possible? 2. Given the choice of anyone in the whole world, who would you want as a dinner guest? As a friend? 3. If you could have free, unlimited service for 5 years from an extremely good cook, housekeeper, masseuse, or personal secretary, which would you choose? 4. If you noticed a dog suffering in a parked car on a hot day, what would you do? 5. If you were given $1,000,000 to donate among charities and/ or strangers, how would you divide it up? 6. If you were guaranteed honest responses to any three questions, who and what would you ask? 7. If your apartment were on fire and you could save one object, would what it be? What would the second be? 8. Would you like your spouse to be smarter and more attractive than you? 9. Would you take €1,000,000 to never talk to your best friend again? Would you take a job far away from your best friend if you knew it would mean that you would slowly lose almost all contact? 10. If you could change anything about the way you were raised, what would it be? 11. Would you like to know the precise date of your death? 12. Would you accept €1,000,000 to leave the country and never return, even for visits? What if you could return for short vacations? 13. If you could use a voodoo doll to hurt anyone you chose, would you? 14. Would you accept your current salary (adjusted for inflation) for the rest of your life without your having to work, if it meant that you could not earn more money? How much would they need to offer for you to accept? 15. If you noticed a self-destructive behavior pattern in a friend who is clearly unaware of it, would you point it out?