We wouldn't worry nearly as much about what others thought of us if we recognize how seldom they do...
The average 5-6 year old asks about how many questions a day? 250..
The average 30 year old asks about 30 a day - why?
The average adult is afraid to ask more questions because they might look stupid?
Or is it because they already know the answer, but don't have enough self confidence to rely on their intuition?
Try it, you've got a 50/50 chance of being half right.