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Ct asks the following how why what are the reasons

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CT asks the following how...? why...? what are the reasons for...? what the types of...? what are the functions of...? what is the process of...? what other examples of...? what are the causes/ results of...? what is the relationship between ...and ...? 8
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CT seeks to Support objectivity over subjectivity Develop rationale arguments Understand limitations of personal perspectives Account for necessary assumptions and minimize unnecessary assumptions Minimize and/or understand biases 9
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Importance of Critical Thinking Helps interpret information and translate it into useful knowledge Prevents being taken advantage of Minimizes poor decision making Helps to see more of the world around us Equips us for effective apologetics Enables us to be more productive 10
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Perspectives Looking through a glass dimly Finite knowledge Limited experience Degrees of maturity in Christ Everyone has a subjective perspective Bias can be just a preference Bias often is negative 11
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Perspectives and Emotions Emotions can influence critical thinking May cloud judgment Can never eliminate our emotions Need to factor in their affect and make adjustments accordingly 12