Why your Mind likes to ask Lazy Questions?


Questions invite us to explore uncertainty. Finding the answer is not the purpose of great questions, the discovery lies on the journey.

Your brain, just like everyone else’s, is lazy by default. It likes to ask suboptimal questions, your mind wants an easy answer, not to uncover breakthrough solutions.

Lazy questions create bigger problems than the one they are trying to solve. By asking idle questions, we miss the obvious: the key doesn’t lie in the answer, but in the question itself.

When the answer is self-evident, what prompts the question to begin with?

Asking questions is an art it’s about opening possibilities rather than closing the loop with a perfect answer.

Why Being Right or Wrong Is Lazy

We are not taught to ask questions, but to answer them.

Are you looking to fill a job with the right candidate? Do you want to avoid paying the wrong price? Are you obsessed with finding the right design for your new website?

Our education nurtures a lazy mindset it forces us to see the world in terms of right or wrong. The same happens at work. Most managers couldn’t care less about the questions, they expect you to have the right answer.

We’ve been raised to think in binary terms like yes-no, right-wrong, black-white, ally-competitor, positive-negative. This dualistic approach limits how we see the world, instead of promoting an educational journey, it forces us to choose a destination.

Discovering new paths and solutions requires navigating uncharted waters. Learning is exploring new routes you don’t know if you’ll land in the Indies or America.

Interesting questions provoke more questions lazy questions encourage laziness.

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