Then what would we say next? Would we keep asking? Would we give up? Have you ever tried this with a five year old? When have you ever attempted to discipline someone by asking them questions? Does it work? Will the incentive be enough to get the behavior you desire to see? Will you starve the horse before it has a chance to get the carrot? Will the horse give up the pursuit of the elusive carrot in order to survive? Will we know unless we ask? Should we ask? What would we ask if we weren’t afraid?