Questions and Questioning

The heart of questions or what is ‘questioning’ has the potential to be very philosophical and deep. In education, questioning is known as a technique to get into your students’ mind.

Do you notice that a lot of questions are involved during the communication and interaction between people?

It is as though questioning is part and parcel of human communication and interaction. Questions bridges understanding between two parties. The heart of ‘asking’ establishes a relationship between the two people. ‘Ask, and you shall be given’. Asking questions initiates/establishes a connection between one another. The world has been designed on relationships.

The depth of questions you ask depends on your empathy and understanding of the subject from (social)experience/relating to a movie experience. It takes a lot of wisdom to ask right and great questions;
-questions that are appropriate to connect and speak right into the heart.
-key questions that will help in your personal growth (increase your wisdom) and understanding/discovery of yourself and others.

“Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers” – Voltaire.
Judge a man’s wisdom by the (self-reflective/improvement) questions that he ask himself and society. The answers to these questions are secondary. because the answers to these growth questions would then come eventually; but the answers may never come if those questions were not asked/birthed/desired in the first place.

What made Socrates so wise was that he kept asking questions and he was always willing to debate his ideas. Life, he declared, is only worth living if you think about what you are
doing. An unexamined existence is all right for cattle, but not for human beings. – Nigel Warburton.

Questioning (why) from where I am to where I want to be in proof construction. Asking the right questions to surface/solve the root problem.
Questioning is inquiry. And inquiry is part of life in our quest to seek answer and knowledge.
Constant questioning/introspection. The use of ‘really’.
Am I taking responsibility of my life, really?
Am I walking in step (when to be open vs closed minded) and loving the Lord, really?

There are 4 ways of answering questions. – Buddha?
1. questions that should be answered categorically [straightforwardly yes, no, this, that].
2. questions that should be answered with an analytical (qualified) answer [defining or redefining the terms].
3. questions that should be answered with a counter-question.
4. questions that should be put aside.

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