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- Three a week: Education
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Tag Archives: how to think clearly
Two methods of reasoning: deduction and induction. If you want to have sharp critical thinking skills, you must understand the difference between these two. It isn’t too difficult to understand, and the benefits are enormous. Example #1: Inductive reasoning. A: … Continue reading
Abraham Lincoln was a bad president? FDR made the depression worse? Ronald Reagan was not a fiscal conservative?! That sounds like revisionism to me! And we all know, that word is bad! When Socrates challenged dogma, he was killed. When … Continue reading
We are rational beings. Few things make less sense. Three questions: Question 1: What is rationality? Put “reason” in perspective. On one tiny speck in the universe, there are little creatures who walk around and discern “right” from “wrong”. What … Continue reading
People are filled with angst and confusion. There are a million things whirling around our heads at any given moment, overwhelming us. Fear not. There is an insightful reason why humans are so overwhelmed all the time. It is because, whether … Continue reading
Part two on how to find truth (go here for part 1): You must build your worldview from scratch. Wouldn’t it be great if at the very base of all your beliefs, at the core of your thought process, there … Continue reading
It’s time to share the foundation for accurate critical thinking skills. Before I do, allow me to present some questions which will hopefully make you uncomfortable. This will illustrate why one needs a solid understanding of how not to think and … Continue reading
Let me use small words for you: you. are. stupid. You don’t make any sense. People don’t like you. You don’t have any friends. You are wasting my time. You have the intellectual capacity of a three-year old. Did I mention … Continue reading
We can never be certain about anything. I know this. For a fact. One popular claim is that the deepest questions about life can not be answered. Questions like “Why are we here?”, “Do we have a purpose?”, “Can we … Continue reading