Instructions==>Please reply to post in 300 words. You may agree or disagree with the post on which you are commenting. Did they present an objective viewpoint?
*Remember, when responding to others do not judge. Simply state your position, backed by the evidence you found.
This is what the person you are responding to is writing about===> Three questions:
1) what are the most important differences between ‘everyday thinking’ and critical thinking?
2) Is critical thinking important at all (if it is indeed a thing)? Why? Why not?
3) In Europe, critical thinking is generally referred to as philosophy. Why? And what is philosophy in its broadest term and should we even care about it? Why? Why not?
The post that you are suppose to reply to==>Everyday thinking “is the mental process, the act and the ability to produce thoughts (Celine, 2017).” We tend to think about everything for example, what are we going to have for dinner or what we want to wear. Now, critical thinking “it means that you are using reason and logic to come to a conclusion about an issue or decision you are tangling with (Sieck, n.d.).” With that said critical thinking not many can achieve or accomplish. Critical thinking is very important, one of the places we use critical thinking is when we are driving to scrutinize on the consequences that could happen. It is important to keep in mind that we use critical thinking not as frequent as everyday thinking, but we do use it. “European and American philosophers decided to approach the world with a rational eye, rejecting blind faith and questioning traditional authority (Stanford Encyclopedia, n.d.).” Philosophy “Philosophy is a way of thinking about certain subjects such as ethics, thought, existence, time, meaning and value… The aim is to deepen understanding. (The Philosophy Foundation, n.d.).” Personally, I think we should care for philosophy. Because with philosophy we can expand our understanding of the things happening around us and I also believe it will help us be better human beings in the long run. It will help us comprehend things like thoughts & existence or even time in a profounder form. I believe that the more we know about everything that surrounds us the more we will come to use our critical thinking skills to make assessments in any situation that we might come across at any given time. This is a great example on of what we think is and is not important, because many people believe that philosophy is a joke or that we do not need critical thinking when in reality both are a great starting point to understanding our past and our present and those around us.