Discussion: The Importance of Critical Thinking

Consider the following questions below from a variety of angles. Then, share your thoughts on the discussion forum by clicking on the link above and creating a free account, if you have not already done so. Make sure to review and respond to one or two other students’ posts before logging off. 

1. Is critical thinking important? Why, or why not?

2. How will the understanding and use of critical thinking benefit you in your life now and in the future?

3. How do emotions affect one’s ability to think critically?