Critical Thinking

Atheist : How do you apply critical thinking and skepticism with out it leading you into cynicism?

Couldn’t constant or over use of critical thinking cause someone to be cynical to the point where it causes them to question everything and everyone and their motives ? Leading to trust issues, and maybe even behavioral problems such as paranoia ? Thanks in advance for your answers . God bless.

interesting question. i think "constant or over use of critical thinking" as you intend to describe is an example of neurotic behavior and thus is not representative of any group of people based upon their views of religion/spirituality. it sounds like an obsessive disorder, not a determined state of thinking. as an athiest, i do not lump all people into one ball. we are all unique, some good, some bad, etc. btw there are many people i trust.

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Posted by mark - September 5, 2015 at 1:07 pm

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Structure of syllogism and how they relate to critical thinking?

In your own words, briefly describe the structure and use of syllogisms as they relate to critical thinking.

Please provide one example each of a 1) categorical, 2) a hypothetical, and 3) a disjunctive syllogism to illustrate your explanations.

You can do this. Search for some background information on the internet. It will take some work, but you need to do it yourself.

Good Luck!
After you give it a shot, I will help you if you still need assistance. Ask another question, if needed…

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Posted by mark - September 1, 2015 at 10:59 am

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What is the connection between egocentrism and critical thinking?

I would like to understand how egocentrism interferes with critical thinking. why is it useful to know about egocentrism when critical thinking? Thank You

Egocentrism: it’s all about you
Critical Thinking: requires taking in different views than your own.

One cannot see through the lens if he’s too busy admiring its reflection.

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Posted by mark - August 19, 2015 at 3:35 am

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27 Inch Roulette Wheel Critical Overview

What do you think about when you think of gambling and games? On one hand, there is a good chance that your mind flashed to something fun and casual that you have done with friends or family for ages, but then did you suddenly think about what being in a big casino was like?

Did you remember the fun and the excitement of the trip, or do you remember the thrill of winning cash from strangers? The truth is that the second experience is probably a little more memorable than the first, but you will find that there are definitely options when you are thinking about combining them!

When you are in a place where you want to move forward with setting up a great game room, or when you are looking to get some good results for decorating a special room in your home, you will find that it is time for you to consider what a 27 Inch Roulette Wheel can do for the room and your gaming!

Remember that in many cases, it is the details that are going to give you the area affect that you need. For instance, you will find that when you are looking at the 27 Inch Roulette Wheel that you are getting a piece of equipment that is the precise model that the casinos themselves are getting.

You will discover that whether you are looking towards making sure that you can finish a room off in terms of detailing or whether you are looking to make sure that you can get the results that you are after by starting off with one high quality piece that this is the one that you want. You are going to find that you are in a great place to to use the realism that this Roulette Wheel can provide you to get the effect that you need.

You will also find that game play is just plain better when you are looking at a piece of equipment that has had the time put into it that this one has. You will find that the wood that has been used is well cut and sealed with care. You are dealing with an American Roulette Wheel that is made out of finest maple and mahogany, and that you can rely on this Actual Roulette Wheel as one that will be with you for years to come. Take a look at the inner panels that are made of mahogany, and made in such a way to create exciting game play through the true spinning and bouncing of the ball.

Take some time and really learn to appreciate the appeal of the 27 Inch Roulette Wheel and this unique Roulette Wheel Layout. This is something that can add a charming touch of realism and class to your gaming experience. This is something that is a must have for people who are invested in making sure that they are having a terrific game and providing one for their friends and family, so get everyone involved and have a great time around this lovely piece of Poker Equipment.

Brian Garvin

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Posted by mark - August 17, 2015 at 2:19 am

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New Reality for Bay Area Sellers

Over the past six months, sellers of real estate in Oakland and surrounding areas have begun to realize that the market is definitely not what it was a couple of years ago. In all reality, the power now lies with serious buyers who know they have more room to negotiate when making offers. Sellers who are not willing to look at hard numbers of recent sales, or who are not realistic about the condition their home is in will end up having their home stay on the market for months at a time and eventually expiring. By the time they realize they should reduce the price, it’s could be too late as the listing may have “gone stale”.

The two most important factors that sellers need to be thinking about is presentation and price. The best strategy for sellers is to prepare the property for sale as best they can by increacing curb appeal, performing cosmetic upgrades if necessary and possibly staging the interior. Next, the seller must work with a competent Realtor who is familiar with the Oakland/Bay Area market. The goal is to establish a price that WILL draw attention to the home and make it stand out as a value compared to the others on the market. With inventory of homes being high, buyers have more homes to choose from which means more competition for the seller. In some cases, I take my sellers out to see other homes that are on the market that compare with theirs. This way, they get a first hand look at how the other homes on the market stack up to theirs.

As the market corrects itself and inventory goes down, sellers will have it easier. Simple supply and demand will bring competition back up as more and more buyers try to bid on the same houses. Contra Costa county is currently seeing inventories soaring through the roof, with many homes sitting on the market for four months and over. In such markets, the pricing strategy I mentioned above becomes even more critical. Since interest rates remain low, buyers still have great opportunities out there.

Hamid Grinage

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Posted by mark - August 14, 2015 at 1:04 am

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How is critical thinking part of a continuous improvement process?

How is critical thinking part of a continuous improvement process?


CIP uses critical thinking to solve problems.
Critical thinking is knowing how to solve problems.

More specifically,

CIP is the process of improving customer satisfaction.
The big problem is "How can I improve customer satisfaction?"

Critical thinking is what you need to do to solve this problem.
For example, you can gather information about your customers or mold the question into something more specific.

Hope this helps.

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Posted by mark - August 8, 2015 at 10:37 pm

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