If you come across a question that’s sufficiently puzzling, it could be worth exploring even if it doesn’t seem very momentous. […] you commit to a specific string of words in response, as you would if you were talking. This initial response is usually mistaken or incomplete. Writing converts your ideas from vague to bad. But that’s a step forward, because once you can see the brokenness, you can fix it.
— Paul Graham, The Best Essay

— Paul Graham, The Best Essay