Importance Of Critical Thinking

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Each and every day people come face to face with lots of decisions to make and problems to solve. solving problems and making decisions are very important skills to have in life without them a person can make many mistakes and feel helpless and not know what to do in life. How is one to make life changing decisions? By using critical thinking. It is one of if not the most important skill to have in todays workforce. When a person has this skill; they will be able to make an appropriate decision based on logical facts and process them in a reasonable manner. What is critical thinking? According to the reading “Thinking critically about critical thinking” by Jennifer Wilson, Critical thinking is the intellectually disciplined process of actively and skillfully conceptualizing, applying, analyzing, synthesizing, and/or evaluating information gathered from, or generated by, observation, experience, reflection, reasoning, or communication, as a guide to belief and action." In English that means that critical thinking is a form of higher thinking used to sort through things and come up with a decisions after shifting through all the facts and different inputs on the subject. It is important for a person to think critically so that they can understand things in a more Enlighted way. Critical thinking skills allow people to see all sides of an issue, look for creative alternatives, different ways to come at a problem, and make well thought out decisions. When a person
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