Blogger Bill Pratt writes concerning those who throw out sound-byte questions and expect sound-byte answers:

Questions can be really short. Why is there so much evil in the world? Who is God? Why did Jesus have to die? Why do you think Christianity is true? What is the meaning of life? …[T]here is an asymmetry between questions and answers. Answers are often far more complex than the question they are answering.

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Also related is this article by Greg Koukl on the steamroller: