How to Generate Discussion and Get Answers by Asking the Wrong Questions
What is Cunningham’s Law, and how can it help you?
“Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers.” — Voltaire
It’s a common misconception that you’ll get the correct answer if you ask the right question. But, sometimes, the best way to get answers is to ask the wrong questions.
This is because when people are confronted with a question they don’t know how to answer, they will often try harder to find an answer.
In this article, I’ll discuss Cunningham’s Law, which states that if you want to find the correct answer online, you should ask the wrong questions instead of posting the right ones.
We’ll also look at examples of how this can be used to generate discussion and get answers from your audience!