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Is there such a thing as a stupid question? I think there is and here's why.

Yesterday was Ask a Stupid Question Day.  Which always gets me thinking.  There is a saying that the only stupid question is the one that isn't asked.  While I believe, if you truly seek to understand, there probaby is a place for your question, I beg to differ that no questions are stupid. There are, indeed, stupid questions that should never be asked, questions that actually hurt others.  Here's what I mean.  There are three main types of (stupid) questions that should never be asked: 1. Questions that seek to show someone up As a homeschooler for over 13 years, I've been asked some really dumb questions. Most of them where from people who didn't approve of homeschooling.  They weren't...

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