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    1. Is common sense critical thinking? why or why not and explain

    2. What is common sense?

    3. What is your insight or what do you think about common sense?

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    You have asked for a comparison of critical thought against common sense, a basic definition of common sense, and a personal view of what I think about common sense.

    1. Is Common Sense Critical Thinking?

    What is common sense and what is critical thought? Are they the same thing but referred to using different words, or are they two very different concepts?

    Common sense implies by its wording to be simply what a majority of people believe about something. However, if you asked these same people how such beliefs came to be accepted by the majority, they might not be able to provide you with an answer. If you were to indicate to someone that an action that you were about to undertake was in line with the sensibilities of the majority of people, no matter how outrageous the action, that someone would be more willing to view your actions as acceptable. In many cases, a rational ...

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    This solution provides a comparison of critical thought against common sense, a basic definition of common sense, and a personal view of what I think about common sense.

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