Not too easy. Not too difficult.
Not just every student, but every person in our society could benefit from this course of study. Critical thinking is one of the biggest deficits in the personal and professional lives of the majority in our society, It is my opinion that if the majority of people were to exercise critical thinking skills in both their personal and professional lives, our society as a whole would be more organized, more productive and have fewer overall problems. Just think if the leaders of our nation in the Congress, and the President for the past 30 years were to exercise critical thinking skills in performing their responsibilities... There is a good possibility that we would have a balanced budget and not only no national debt, but maybe even a surplus.
Overall, the importance of critical thinking in our daily lives. Some of the most important things I took from this course include a better understanding of the elements of a constructive argument, and how to present an argument, the dangerous effect of relativist thinking in our society and the importance of further research into issues for truth because of bias in media, poll's and personal preconceived notions one brings with them.
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Advice for students:
Go into this course with an open mind and give it 110% of your efforts from start to finish. Take each chapter, each discussion and each challenge on with again, an open mind and enthusiasm. You will be sure to gain lessons from this course that you can exercise every day for the rest of your life.