whether that is a good idea, or whether it should even be a goal in the future, are different questions.
whether we like it or not, these atrocities are here to stay.
It isn't whether kids can read it or not, it's whether it is taught or not.
After all, the issue is not whether Jesus was dark but whether he was black.
"whether we tried or not, we owned it," said one senior White House aide.
We do not know, in short, whether Dudley and Amy were in love with each other or not.
I doubt me whether the poor old hound will brook the journey.
The growth must be gradual—will be, whether we intend it or not.
I came to see, ma'am, whether you'd take me back, as I 'aven't got Baby now.
Yet I believe you will have a new Parliament; but I care not whether you have or no a better.
Old English hwæðer, hweðer "which of two, whether," from Proto-Germanic *khwatharaz (cf. Old Saxon hwedar, Old Norse hvarr, Gothic huaþar, Old High German hwedar "which of the two," German weder "neither"), from interrogative base *khwa- "who" (see who) + comparative suffix *-theraz (cf. Sanskrit katarah, Avestan katara-, Greek poteros, Latin uter "which of the two, either of two," Lithuanian katras "which of the two," Old Church Slavonic koteru "which"). Its comparative form is either. Phrase whether or not (also whether or no) recorded from 1650s.