Why does almost every human being feel peaceful when walking through the woods or seeing a lovely landscape?
I'd say it's because our instincts have prepared us to feel comfortable with nature, our native environment. We can and do learn to live with things like stereos, subways, and skyscrapers, but they are no more natural to us than an aquarium is to a goldfish.
What do you see as the most important function of the elementary school?
One of the most useful would be to instill motivation.
Are people who hate being alone lacking in understanding?
I'd say instead that they're lacking in self-respect.
What is the biggest room in the world?
The room for improvement.
To acquire knowledge, one must study. How does one acquire wisdom?
To acquire knowledge, one must study; to acquire wisdom, one must observe.
If there were a Pandora's box in our time, what do you think it would be?
One good candidate would be television. However, instead of unleashing all the evils on the world, the way Pandora did in Greek mythology, it gathers them together and entertains us with them on the daily news, like a conga line in a floor show.
I can see why painting was so popular before the development of photography. But aren't the master painters now eclipsed by the master photographers?
I don't think so. For one thing, an artist can combine the essence of a hundred photographs into one painting. And for another thing, no photographer can capture a unicorn.
p.s. many of her answers are much longer and detailed; i just included a few short ones i found interesting.