6 thoughts on “Critical Thinking”

  1. “It is easier for the world to accept a simple lie than a complex truth.” – Alexis de Tocqueville.

    When reading a book on History I learned that the First thing was to read the Foreword and try to discern “why did the author take the effort to write this book?”. Why? What is the biases they brought with them. You may not find your way to Truth but at least you will see what the author is trying to Sell you…

  2. When I was teaching English composition in 2008, my students could tell me the difference between fact and opinion, but when it came time to apply that knowledge to a text in front of them, it became clear that what they told me was just rearranging the words of a memorized definition to “put it in their own words” and thus create the illusion of knowledge.

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