One thing I remember from my early days of engineering schooling is that I must look at *all* of the possibilities -- even if some of the ideas are not fully developed or even slightly non-sensical.
Often new and better solutions are derived by sleeping on these crazy ideas -- sometimes the ideas contain hidden merits that may cause you/others to see the problem in a different light. That is why discussion is so effective.
What's important is the end result. Did a fellow monk ultimately get the answer the were looking for?
BTW, I highly value your opinion, because you always seem to be spot on.
Where do you want *them* to go today?
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