#101: Two Questions
When I meet any person
My first question to any person, no matter how doubtful, untrustworthy, looked down upon, and fishy is: “How are you right?” For once I ask this question I allow myself to explore this person’s reasons for thinking what he does. When I immerse myself into his world, I stand a chance of actually understanding his point. Even if I find it faulty in the end, I have to open myself to truly discovering it first.
My last question to any person, no matter how respected, revered, honored, believable, and distinguished is: “How are you wrong?” For once I ask this question I allow myself to explore the faults and inaccuracies within the most established views. Simply asking “How are you wrong?” will drive me to explore the possibility of an accepted way having pitfalls.
So when I meet any person, I ask: