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what habits and perceptual blocks that hinder your thinking did you have to overcome with this topic?
The key habit that is hindering thinking when looking at the opposing view and defending your own is that you do not look from the perspective of the other view and see what weak, or strong points, it may have. [ [ [ [ This is one-sided thinking, which hinders argumentation, since a good argument is able to recognize the opposing argument for what it is, while at the same time being able to
dismantle it. ] ] ] ]
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User: what habits and perceptual blocks that hinder your thinking did you have to overcome with this topic?

Weegy: The key habit that is hindering thinking when looking at the opposing view and defending your own is that you do not look from the perspective of the other view and see what weak, or strong points, it may have. [ [ [ [ This is one-sided thinking, which hinders argumentation, since a good argument is able to recognize the opposing argument for what it is, while at the same time being able to dismantle it. ] ] ] ]
koronamel88|Points 140|

User: How do you detect bias in critical thinking?

Weegy: The logic behind bias and propaganda in the news media is simple and it is the same the world over. Each society and culture has a unique world view. This colors what they see and how they see it. [ News media in the cultures of the world reflect the world view of the culture for which they write. But the truth of what is happening in the world is much more complicated than what appears to be true in any culture. To be a critical reader of the news media in any society, one must come to terms with this truth and read accordingly. Critical thinking is a complex set of skills that reverses what is natural and instinctive in human thought. Our goal in this publication is to help our readers lay a foundation for transforming the influence of the media on their lives. It is in all of our interests to critically assess, rather than mindlessly accept, news media pronouncements. Our hope is that we can aid readers to become more independent, insightful, and critical in responding to the content of news media messages and stories. There are (typically) multiple points of view from which any set of events can be viewed and interpreted. Openness to a range of insights from multiple points of view and a willingness to question one?s own point of view are crucial to ?objectivity.? Objectivity is achieved to the extent that one has studied a wide range of perspectives relevant to an issue, obtained insights from all of them, seen weaknesses and partiality in each, and integrated what one has learned into a more comprehensive, many-sided whole. Learning to detect media bias and propaganda in the national and world news is an art that takes extended time to develop. Yet it is also an art essential to intellectual responsibility, integrity, and freedom. This mini-guide presents a starting place for the development of intellectual analysis and assessment applied to news stories. As one develops in this art, one experiences a progressive shedding of layers of social indoctrination and ethnocentricity. ]
koronamel88|Points 140|

User: how did you detect bias in critical thinking in the elementary

User: What type of Questions should be ask to think about this topic critically?

Weegy: The key to powerful thinking is powerful questioning. When we ask the right questions, we succeed as a thinker, for questions are the force that powers our thinking. [ [ Thinking, at any point in time, can go off in thousands of different directions, some of which, by the way, are dead-ends. Questions define the agenda of our thinking. They determine what information we seek. They lead us in one direction rather than another. They are, therefore, a crucial part of our thinking. For example, one basic understanding essential to critical thinking is based on insight into the basic structures common to all thinking. Another is based on insight into fundamental standards for the assessment of thinking. From the foundation of both of these understandings we can generate powerful questions for the thinker to ask, questions that can be usefully asked about virtually any thinking in virtually any context; questions that give us leverage by helping us not only to get to the foundation of thinking, but also to begin to determine its strengths and weaknesses. Let us begin with the elements of thought. These are the inescapable structures underlying one?s thinking every step along the path of thought. If one is thinking about anything, one is using these structures. They are generated by every act of thinking by its very nature. Read more here; Read also : ]
wedwards123|Points 40|

User: What type of Questions should be ask to think about this topic critically?

Weegy: The key to powerful thinking is powerful questioning. When we ask the right questions, we succeed as a thinker, for questions are the force that powers our thinking. [ [ Thinking, at any point in time, can go off in thousands of different directions, some of which, by the way, are dead-ends. Questions define the agenda of our thinking. They determine what information we seek. They lead us in one direction rather than another. They are, therefore, a crucial part of our thinking. For example, one basic understanding essential to critical thinking is based on insight into the basic structures common to all thinking. Another is based on insight into fundamental standards for the assessment of thinking. From the foundation of both of these understandings we can generate powerful questions for the thinker to ask, questions that can be usefully asked about virtually any thinking in virtually any context; questions that give us leverage by helping us not only to get to the foundation of thinking, but also to begin to determine its strengths and weaknesses. Let us begin with the elements of thought. These are the inescapable structures underlying one?s thinking every step along the path of thought. If one is thinking about anything, one is using these structures. They are generated by every act of thinking by its very nature. Read more here; Read also : ]
wedwards123|Points 40|

User: How to evaluate arguments in your research for critical thinking?

Weegy: The simplest arguments present only a main claim, which is directly backed with evidence: “George must be a vegetarian. I’ve never seen him eat meat.” More complex arguments present a main claim supported by subclaims. [ For instance, a writer or speaker may simply list several reasons why a claim is true: “You should consider buying a Funkster guitar. They sound great, they’re very playable, and they’re a good buy for the money.” Still more complex arguments present a series of related subclaims leading to the main claim: “The United States government should do more to promote research and investment in technologies that use clean, renewable energy sources. Increased research and investment would bring down the cost of such technologies, then more individuals and companies would use them. This would reduce American dependence on foreign oil and protect the environment, and this in turn would dramatically improve America’s relations with other countries.” Parts of an argument may be missing, either because they are implied or because the argument is incomplete and therefore flawed. (Of course, arguments that are not incomplete can also be flawed, as the sections on argument structure and reasoning about evidence will discuss.) ]
Expert answered|icecream00|Points 135|

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