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Unformatted text preview: information. When evaluating advertising, critical thinking should be applied because ads only give as much information as is necessary to get the reader to want to make the purchase of what is being advertised. Details needed by the consumer are not included in advertisements just the pretty images to get the consumer into the store. When evaluating the media, critical thinking should be applied by recognizing or researching if the media outlet is generally credible. When evaluating conversations, critical thinking should be applied by assessing if the person has expertise relating to their claims or arguments. Critical thinking helps me to evaluate how much trust to put into what I am told....
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- Spring '09