10 Keys to Critical Thinking
Recently I finished a class on Critical Thinking Skills and saw the value of incorporating these ideas into a more standard method of solving complex problems. Like most everyone, I've been involved in my share of debates on a variety of topics on sticky subjects such as economics, politics, evolution and religion. It seemed to be a wise decision to document a standard set of steps to carefully evaluate tough questions before attempting a conclusion.
Even if these are very brief and somewhat generic, I think they could be a great value so here are my thoughts on just such a standard method:
Part 1: Preparation before attempting to solve:
Part 2: Solving and documenting the issue:
One last item to keep in mind, some questions are beyond our skill, and humility should be the our guide.
Consider Job 38:
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