How to Answer an Unanswerable Question
Being angry or judgemental towards a question is a sign of instability and weakness. Being defensive when you are an authority figure makes you dismiss other people's feelings and shut down their trust and engagement towards you.
Be honest, compassionate and acknowledge what you don’t know.
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This fear likely has very strong and very old origins in a person’s past.