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6. List five things a critical thinker can do in a peaceful "argument."1.Make certain your face and body suggest humility, rather than the demeanor of a know-it-all.2.Ask the other person whether there is any evidence that would cause him to change his mind?3.Try to present a model of caring and calm curiosity; as soon as the verbal heat turns up, try to remind yourselves that you are learners, not warriors.4.Ask why the person thinks the evidence on which you are relying is so weak?5.Try to come together. If you take that person's best reasons and put them together with your best reasons, is there some conclusion that both of you could embrace?
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7. The authors state, "...you could choose to create an environment in which reasonable people can productively and respectfully disagree - an environment that welcomes discussion and question-asking." (p.13). Why, in your opinion, has the world not yet evolved to this standard?I think the world has not matured enough around this standard because most of them are not critical thinkers. People, like myself when arguing never wanted to admit that we were wrong even when we were presented with facts. People feel like because they don’t want to be wrong, it’s almost like an insult on our intelligence. I also think it is about power and wanting to be correct almost all the time.

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