Critical Thinking: Discussion

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In addition to helping us properly evaluate arguments, critical thinking skills also do come in handy in the enhancement of our reasoning capabilities. In this text, I concern myself with critical thinking. In so doing, I will amongst other things discuss what critical thinking means to me and the role it is currently playing in my life.
Critical Thinking: Discussion

Question 1
To me, critical thinking is both the ability and courage to challenge explanations as well as ideas others would rather not challenge. Further, critical thinking to me is the ability to formulate and develop the best solutions to prevailing problems while at the same time evaluating proposed solutions for their relevance. To get things into perspective, it would be prudent to also take into consideration other peoples' view of critical thinking. In the words of Moon (2012), "the central activity of critical thinking is the assessment of what might be called evidence, in order to make a judgment."
Currently, critical thinking enables me to bring out my arguments in a clear and reasonable way. For this reason, I am a better debater than most of my peers. My critical thinking skills have also been of great use to me in my academic life. This is more so the case when it comes to tackling my assignments.

Question 2
Recently, we were watching a documentary film with a friend of mine regarding atheism. After we were done…

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