Critical Thinking is a hot topic in academia. As the world moves into a culture of immediacy, where information is readily available, people seem to be losing the ability to deeply think about a topic, and instead are taking other people's words for it, where people are so concerned about being approved of, they don't take intellectual risks. So here are the thoughts of others on this topic.
Video called Typography by Ronnie Bruce on how the world is no longer using declarative sentences and having definitive opinions.
Video called Broken Escalator portraying the inability of today's world to deal with the unexpected.
And my favorite one ever...
The infamous Did You Know video that reminds us all we have a lot to learn.
This is my collation post for the Blog Improvement Project, asking for a post that draws together some different views on a subject and then forms a conclusion.
Well, if I could come to any conclusion about intellectual growth in the 21st century, it would be that we need to start thinking critically about the world we live in, we need to elevate ourselves to positions of our own authority, and we need to start learning how to learn so we are able to adapt to the ever-changing environment.
but that's kind of a long conclusion, so how about this for a conclusion...
That's right, Read a Book!