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David Wees

Mathematics Teacher, Stratford Hall

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Why are so many of the answers to questions here "pseudo-answers"?

I've noticed that in practically every conversation that is started here, they are people who respond who really know nothing about what is being discussed, but feel the need to add to the conversation. I see many short responses or attempts at intelligent dialog but which fall short of being actually productive or useful to genuine discussion.

My question is, why does this happen? Is it inherent to human nature to feel the need to answer questions, even when one cannot?

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    Mar 25 2011: Well to answer your question I think it would necessitate a further examination of the particular issue at hand that you seem to have been pondering.

    Does that answer your question? LOL

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