What are some of the challenges of becoming a critical thinker in our contemporary world?
In what ways do these challenges also make it important to develop critical thinking skills?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 5, 2021, 1:43 am ad1c9bdddf
I think that one of the primary challenges of becoming a critical thinker in our contemporary world, is being able to become more objective in our thinking than subjective. This is a tremendous challenge for most of us due to the fact that it is very difficult for human beings to think critically about a given situation without their thinking process being affected by their subjective opinions, and/or emotions, interfering with the clarity of their rational thinking process. This challenge is exacerbated by the fact that the information that we receive in our contemporary world has already been subjectively filtered by other individuals, which makes it difficult to trust much of the information that we receive, which detrimentally affects our motivation to become critical thinkers. This is due to the fact that the media for example, is where we derive a great deal of the information that we must critically analyze in order to understand the world around us, and when this information is presented to us from ...
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