How does one approach a proposition. The following are some questions one might ask in considering any proposition. They should form part of our way of thinking and analyzing in general.
What is the supporting evidence?
How reliable is it?
From whose viewpoint am I seeing or hearing?
How might it look from another angle or vantage point?
What is the relationship between/among ideas?
What are the connections or patterns?
Could it be otherwise?
What are the alternatives?
Why is it important? How is it relevant...?
What is the significance?
[My Photograph of Edward Steichen's Rodin - The Thinker 1902]