Critical Thinking: Five Steps
In a blog entry I wrote awhile ago but that was published only recently, I loved sharing this diagram:
The original image I adapted it from looks like this:
In my blog entry, I share these questions:
- What evidence is there for an idea or assertion encountered?
- Is that evidence trustworthy, relevant, and valuable?
- How can I apply that evidence to the current situation and create an intervention?
- How effective is that evidence-based intervention or strategy?
Powerful stuff. We need more of this in our lives. I'm afraid it is all that stands between humanity and chaos & madness. Not too dramatic, eh?
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