Critical Thinking

I’ve been reviewing a few old books from my graduate degree in education and there’s a lot of great stuff from these classic books that can help frame someone’s thinking around topics of growth and education and many other topics.

One area defined critical thinking and I skimmed it really quickly thinking that I wouldn’t gain anything from it. Instead, I sat on this chapter for a long time (that always happens).

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Sameness is Dangerous

Learning from others, especially those that have different perspectives, is really hard.

Just think about it for a moment and then take stock of all the friends and close colleagues that you associate with… they most likely share similar interests, similar philosophies, similar hobbies, ad nauseum.

This makes sense, though, as we want to hang around those that have these similar backgrounds and world views.

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