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Week 2Journal AssignmentThis week we explored ideas like truth and free speech. Haidt and Lukianoff discussed how, in an effort to create a better society, students are “trained…in thinking styles that will damage their careers and friendships along with their mental health.”For your journal entry this week, discuss a situation at work, home, school, or while relaxing when you witnessed yourself or someone engaging in the behaviors discussed by Haidt, including labeling, magnification, catastrophizing, or emotional reasoning. How does this self-reflection help us becomebetter critical thinkers and abet our role in the creation of a better society?We are faced with different scenarios every day and depending on how it is perceived will set the emotional tone. Emotional reasoning is a common cognitive distortion experience. Your own beliefs can be dangerous as thoughts can increase anxiety, fear, and apprehension. Whereas, catastrophizing is an irrational thought people have in believing
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