Why Should We Ask Question?

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I was sitting in history, bored as usual. The boy with the deer in the headlight look all the time just asked if we need to know what type of goverment the U.S is for our american government final, and the girl who says like after every word ask is like Africa like in like North America. That's when i realized thatt questions are supposed to make us smarter and yet our generations don't ask enough questions. So today, let’s ask why we don’t ask enough questions, and then we will study the effects of this lack of communication, and finally let’s see what we can do to end this question drought.

First isn’t it strange that when a teacher asks “are there any questions?” that the common response is silence? How did this response evolve? Well to answer that question we need to go to the cause. There are to causes. First is our confidence in our knowledge, and second is the fear of what people will think. Most people think that since they saw March of the penguins that they know everything about the migration patterns of our favorite arctic animal. Unfortunately these people aren’t exposed to the whole facts. It seems in a time where people take the facts on the internet or TV, and so it is unlikely someone would question of a movie, and now we think that we know it all. By not asking questions we prevent ourselves from knowing all the facts. The second cause is fear of what people will think about our questions. A study conducted is business week shows that a child won’t ask a question because they don’t want to interrupt a class whereas an adult doesn’t want to ask a question because they are ignorant. Did you know that a sneeze travels out of your mouth at over 100mph. why did I tell you that? Because you didn’t ask.

Do you know what’s worse than the cause? The effects. When people don’t ask enough questions they become misinformed and then they will spread their bad information. When this happens people become ignorant. When people are scared they become...
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