The phrasing of a question

“The way in which a problem or question is formed determines the sort of answer and insights that will follow. The answer, to some extent, is already imbedded in the question. The right and well-won answer to a mis-constructed question will yield illusions.”

This is something I’ve believed for a long time, and there are many examples that have satisfied me. But should they be satisfying? I have not sufficiently examined this belief, and certainly have not argued it well.

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