In a Stanford study, fact checkers were the best at spotting propaganda and fake news.
Like every other freedom, freedom of the press comes with responsibility. If we shirk it, a free press will make us less
Teaching the Greeks and Critical Thinking - Part 18: Civilization More than Telephones and Electric Lights
Civilization means more than comfort, convenience, and material goods. These have to do with the physical. A soulless culture
Using System 1 thinking on a System 2 problem doesn't work. In 2003, Vice-President Dick Cheney, no doubt with a mental model
This is the kind of education that schools and teachers want to give you as students, but which government refuses to allow
Do you always encourage your kids to say whatever they want or do you censor them?
Should artists and writers be political? Should they serve the interests of the haves or have-nots, or should they be apolitical
This election, with its unexpected and extraordinary results, ratcheted up the intensity of that query, but the substance remains the same: Are Americans making a profound decision of whom to place in charge of the nation based on something other than reason?
Q. But isn't it better to have only one view and avoid error and discord? "A philosophy or theology that purports to make
Failing to educate children, adolescents, and adults of all ages to think critically can lead many among us to hold opinions that are simply at odds with facts.
The Greeks were a very self-critical people and wouldn't want us to make them our gods, our idols, or authority figures, but
Not Seeking Closure on Questions Seniors bring to discussions an ability to wait quietly until each student is finished and
Now logic is a more difficult thing to analyze than factual truth or falsehood, and those consuming such analysis require a certain facility with logic and argumentation in order to follow along. But what a wonderful thing it would be if there was an audience large enough to support just one web site offering such a service.