Alternatives To Critical Thinking

In the ether of my memories I recall that people often hold up critical thinking as one of the most important things people are not learning in school. It seems that whenever something stupid happens, or when people act in a stupid way, a lack of critical thinking is to blame. I believe most people on the street wouldn’t even be able to give a straight and internally consistent answer as to what critical thinking even is. For our purposes, I will define critical thinking as it is described in wikipedia: an analysis of facts to form a judgment. In school, I was taught that critical thinking is the…

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