You know the concept of asking? Intrinsic in it means to clarify. When you ask to clarify, always listen. Do not ask and dispute when what is presented is contrary to what you want to hear.
Listen. Digest. Triangulate your own opinion.
Then put forth your points. Then ask again on the conclusions you made. Then you crystallize your own thoughts. You then form your own opinion. This time around with the new information, you can better decide EVEN if you do not use and agree with that information.
Problem is you ask to reinforce what you believe in.
Did you see ten thousand people, maybe more?