Essay about Critical Thinking Is The Best Politics

774 Words Feb 1st, 2016 4 Pages
Critical thinking is the process of using logic to sort through all the information we have on any particular subject, and to choose the best solution based on that information. This solution can be for anything, from what school to go to, how to apply your time, who is telling the truth if two people tell you different stories, who’s politics are the best politics, etc. Critical thinking is taking what people tell us and using our God given logic to decide for ourselves what is true and what is false. Everyone’s logic and critical thinking are different, thus, it is not something you can teach like maths or the sciences. However, what can be taught is the different aspects to critical thought, such as fallacies and being able to recognize an argument. When someone learns most of these critical elements to logical thinking, then that someone would be able to use their own critical thinking thought process to come up with their own conclusion; no one tell them the “correct” answer. Critical thinking is the yang to our more emotional yin, so everyone uses critical thinking to some degree at least, but many do not actively use it in our every day life, and most likely use a good mix of emotion and more mechanical logic based critical thinking.
It must be clear that because someone is much more creative and emotional, that does not mean that they can not be a critical thinker. It also does not guarantee that the creative person is a creative thinker, and same with a critical…

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