• Our responsibility to ourselves, as critical thinkers, is to form the best possible opinion using the most accurate available to us at the time.
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    A Matter of Opinion – A Perspective on Critical Thinking

    It feels like it’s been a while since I had an opportunity to write. If you’ve been paying attention, there’s a lot going on in the world,¬†especially in the United States. The topic I want to touch on in this post is opinions. There’s something to be said about our divisions. Perhaps we’ve always been divided since our inception yet we could, at times, find commonality. Yet now, as in the past, we see our divisions. Maybe we see them more often and have access to see how deep these divisions can be. People have used their opinions as a basis for their employment. We also have a rise in…

  • Life Lessons,  Literature

    The Hazards of Searching for Fulfillment

    Sometimes we can have a tendency to think about the things we don’t have instead of the things we do have. We can call these daydreams or fantasies or wishful thinking as we searching for fulfillment in our lives. These feelings aren’t a recent development, they’ve been with us probably since we started wanting things. There’s even a commandment on coveting your neighbor’s property. But that’s another topic. What I want to focus on in this post is our tendency to daydream about the “what if’s“. The feeling of not doing enough or not having the life experiences we see on social media or online. Examples in literature This brings…