Thinking on some cultural norms: specifically, stupid questions.
What are stupid questions? To me, it goes beyond the knowability of the answer; often it seems like the mood of the questioned determines the stupidity of the question rather than the other way round. Why do people do that?
@kureshii Sometimes a person has a game plan for the interaction, and the questions derail the plan. Sometimes they broadcast the wrong signals in ways that are negative to the other people in the conversation (for example, "we are friends with an idiot"). And sometimes people are just in a bad mood or don't have the patience.
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