Give Me An Example

If you don’t understand what others are saying, it is not only proper but also prudent for you to ask them to give you an example of the point. If they cannot do this to your satisfaction, it may be fair to suspect that they themselves do not fully understand what they are trying to say.

— Source: Mortimer J. Adler, HOW TO SPEAK, HOW TO LISTEN, p. #155.

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