In other words, his childhood question to his mother has by definition no answer — and furthermore, must have none.
There is never going to be a proof that God is there to answer that need.
Leahy then announced "for the record" that LaPierre's comments did not answer his question.
But the New York City Ballet seems to have found the answer: Valentino.
“Protesting for a few hours, chanting, and then going home is not the answer to blasphemy and U.S. policies,” he says.
He was not prepared with any answer, though he hotly resented every word of her accusation.
Jim had received no answer from the Secretary of the Interior to his last letter.
"I don't know," I left Anthony to answer; wondering what he would say.
But I have not heard anything said sufficient to provoke an answer.
And if they are asked why, they answer: ‘There are three great evils in our district!’
Old English andswaru "an answer, a reply," from and- "against" (see ante) + -swaru "affirmation," from swerian "to swear" (see swear), suggesting an original sense of "make a sworn statement rebutting a charge." A common Germanic compound (cf. Old Saxon antswor, Old Norse andsvar, Old Frisian ondser, Danish and Swedish ansvar), implying a Proto-Germanic *andswara-. Meaning "a reply to a question," the main modern sense, was present in Old English. Meaning "solution of a problem" is from c.1300.
Old English answarian "to answer;" see answer (n.). Meaning "to respond in antiphony" is from early 15c.; that of "to be responsible for" is early 13c. Related: Answered; answering. The telephone answering machine is from 1961.