Speed bumps on the road to critical thinking is

This preview shows page 2 out of 2 pages.

and opinions of others. Speed bumps on the road to critical thinking is connected to egocentrism because those who are well knowledge forget how it felt to no know the information they do now. So their egocentrism gets in the way of that, speed bumps. 9. The author states that ‘’wishful thinking” is the biggest “speed bump” on the road to critical thinking because we are making the word fit to our beliefs and what we believe is true in our eyes. We tend to go towards the easy route and we don’t expand our thinking in to critical thinking. Everyday there is an instance where we use wishful thinking instead of critical thinking because it is easier and more convenient. 10. Everyone uses weak thinking on a day to day basis because there are many resources out there that practically do the critical thinking for us. We find ourselves to be lazy and rely on technology too much. People are so used to having these resources at our fingertips that we don’t really know how to critically think and use what we know to our full advantage. I think it will continue to be like and people will continue to rely on weak thinking and what is easy to do for a fast response and what will lead us where we want to go. We also don’t believe that we can use critical thinking as well as we would like to because were using weak thinking too often. People are often afraid of change and getting out of a routine or changing the way they do things, so that keeps them from using critical thinking.

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture