We played a bit of “Questions” at a book signing, and I liked the results.
Q) Why do we have Trump?
A) That’s just the way it is.
Q) Why are we all here?
A) Because Mom Said So.
I like how in the first one, the question was really specific and the answer was more general. And in the second, it was a general question that had a specific answer. I think that contrast is what makes my mouth move into a smile as I read the answers.
Q) Why do people have to be like that?
A) To bring joy and peace to the world.
I love how this question had a pessimistic feel that got pleasantly subverted.
Q) Why did Doug write this book?
A) Because people don’t really care about their own best interests.
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