CHAPTER 35

Question

Einstein once said that if he were about to be killed and he had only 1 hour to figure out how to save his life, he’d spend the first fifty-five minutes searching for the right question. Then, he believed, it would take less than five minutes to figure out the answer.

Of course, it’s unlikely we will ever face such a situation in life. Einstein was simply making a point about the power of questions. But whether we have five, five hundred or five million minutes to live there’s a question we could all ask, which has the potential to transform our lives. I’ll get to that big question soon, but before I do, let me say this.

As children we have a natural curiosity and we ask questions without restrictions. We want to know ...

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