When is the last time you asked someone a hard question?

This post by Hugh MacLeod, mentions the pivotal problem of people “not getting” new ideas. Turns out the same problem exists for old ideas to which people have grown unaccoustomed through lack of use.

This Forum is not a new idea. It’s a time-tested(*) idea; It’s a space to focus interaction. There are ground rules. There’s a border defining what’s inside and what’s outside. Those inside have skin in the game. There is accountability.

The challenge is for you to resume engaging in reasoned discourse with others. That can be done in many places, not just in this Forum. But in general, we’ve lost it in, (something like,) the last ten years when the current incarnation of the social networks rose.

When is the last time you asked someone a hard question?

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