You can't, I mean you can assume a 'worst case response' but then he'll go on, merrily cruising in under you already abysmally low standards. Everything you expect that a person, even a dumb person, should be able to understand, seems foggy and indistinct to his stunning intellect. I use that term loosely, obviously.
What if the bird will not sing?
Nobunaga answers, "Kill it!"
Hideyoshi answers, "Make it want to sing."
Ieyasu answers, "Wait."
Timelordwho answers "Just as Planned."