With attempted gravity, Smiley once described his symposiums as exercises devoted to “critical thinking.”
The shift is most evident in our schools, where critical thinking has replaced rote learning as the central goal of education.
A little debate and critical thinking are good for everyone.
But his timid foray into critical thinking brings swift and severe punishment.
Ordinary propaganda, for instance, is quite ineffective on people trained in critical thinking.
the mental process of actively and skillfully conceptualizing, applying, analyzing, synthesizing, and evaluating information to reach an answer or conclusion