Summary: 30th Gentle Thinkers Debate (Critical Thinking)

Critical Thinking: What is it? Should it be a mandatory subject? How can we teach it? How can we measure it?

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Ignorance or Influence: You Must Pick One

Someone who is spurred to action, but not to thought, is a profoundly dangerous individual.

 

In democracy there is a human right everyone seems to think is simple enough, but in actuality encompasses two directly contradictory ideas. I refer to, “the vote is a universal human right”. It is actually two separate rights:

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Why Are People Waiting to Die?

This Tower is Meh

How could you not be excited and interested in the ongoing construction project that is human civilisation? How can you not be bright-eyed, bushy-tailed and passionately determined to place down your own brick in this massive, ever-growing edifice, and make sure that it is the largest, thickest, sturdiest brick you could possibly make it? How could you just lie down and sunbake on top of the backs of the millions of people that form the human pyramid of herculean efforts that produced our current standard of living?

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