It all starts with a guess.
The scientist guesses that something might be the case (based on previous data or experience which makes it a “hypothesis”. The scientist then goes about the research to prove the guess is correct or incorrect.
Public Policy is written to effect certain behavior but until it’s enacted and proven to work or not to work, it’s still just a guess.
Must of the guesswork involves some form of curiosity where the person wonders if something might happen.
Most great things start with a guess. Some of these guesses are more educated than others but still just a guess.
What is your next guess?
Have a great day!