Scott Berkun on critical thinking

Convergent Thinking

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Scott Berkun, is another giant in the field of fostering creativity and innovation. In the article linked above, How to be a free thinker, Berkun relates some key aspects of critical thinking, such as being willing to question assumptions.

“In the same way a man can be chained to an oak tree, a mind can be chained to an assumption…”  The beginning of wisdom starts with asking two questions. Why do we believe what we believe? And how we know what we know? They should be stamped on every school book, in every meeting place and in every home where independence of mind and free thinking are advocated.”

 

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