The following suggestions are based on the assumption that new answers arise in response to fresh questions.

 

Good questions:

+ surface new information

+ foster reflection, listening and mutual understanding

+ invite the expression of both deep convictions and uncertainty

+ are an opportunity to provoke personal, intimate expression – dispelling stereotypes and leading to greater curiosity and empathy

 

Adapted from the Public Conversations Project:  www.publicconversations.org

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