…My hunch is that what she wants to find out is not so much accurate information as what you think about it.
She wants to know what you know or think about some particular subject.
I don’t think that she feels you know everything or that you are always right, though I have to guess at this.
It’s more that she is interested in the world, and in your ideas about the world…
–John Holt in Growing Without Schooling, Issue 16