Spotting wrong questions

“The uncreative mind can spot wrong answers, but it takes a very creative mind to spot wrong questions.” 

–Antony Jay,  British writer, broadcaster, director and actor

I’m planning to use that quote in several posts I want to write soon, so I will put it here to have it on the table.

Multiple Internet sites attribute this quote to Antony Jay.

I learned a long time ago from one of my colleagues that asking a good question focuses the discussion on key issues and improves learning. Going the opposite direction, a wrong question distracts from the important or relevant issues.

Saw another quote from the writer that gave me a chuckle:

He’s suffering from Politicians’ Logic. Something must be done, this is something, therefore we must do it

Read more at BrainyQuote

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