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* WE need to set aside our passion in order to think clearly, to think critically, to make wise decisions. * How do we know the difference between noun and verb words like read and read? Understanding the context is necessary in critical thinking. * We need discernment. The path to discernment is through critical thinking. * Being able to critically think and intelligently challenge incorrect thinking is essential in making wise decisions.
What is Critical Thinking? * Definition: A self-guided, self-disciplined process which directs individuals to think correctly about themselves and the world around them. It is an essential method that guides its adherents (someone who supports a particular party, person, or set of ideas) towards truth. It involves investigation, analysis and self-corrective decision-making which provide a consistent and coherent (of an argument, theory, or policy) logical and consistent) way to solve a problem and conclusion. * It is through the process of questioning what you see, hear, and experience that you can come to a conclusion to make a wise decision * Point of this book is to challenge you to “know what you believe” and “why you believe it” not to make you a skeptical question everything weird-o. * Hebrews 4:12 - “For the word of God is living and active. Sharper than any double edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart.” * King James Version “For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any two edged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart” * Homo sapiens means “thinking man”
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