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Critical Thinking Takes Courage

Critical Thinking Takes Courage | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it

Critical thinking isn't an entirely natural process; it's one that requires courage.


Via Suvi Salo, Mark E. Deschaine, PhD, Dean J. Fusto, Gust MEES, donhornsby
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Chris Carter's curator insight, June 24, 7:33 PM

Yes, and YES!!! Critical thinking really takes risk, because someone is likely to disagree with you. How much better it is, however, to have a well thought opinion and stand alone, than to be a lemming. 

Lisa McCarthy's curator insight, June 25, 8:21 AM

A really excellent article on something that can be hard to define and practice, and yet is such an essential skill for life.   I really like the distinction Terry Heick makes between thought and knowledge and the interplay between them.

Javier Antonio Bellina's curator insight, June 25, 11:38 AM

El pensamiento crítico requiere coraje, actitud y valor que no se fomenta en los sistemas educativos en general debido a los riesgos que conlleva.

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Moral Character Matters

Moral Character Matters | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it
There’s a direct correlation between moral character and success. We lose something very important when character is treated as an afterthought.

 

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http://www.happylawyersblog.com/2014/02/10/word-of-the-week-moral-compass-meditate-on-this-phrase/

 

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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Ethics

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Moral

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, June 24, 9:36 AM

Learn more: 


http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Ethics


http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Moral


donhornsby's curator insight, June 24, 9:47 AM

(From the article): Most importantly, every day that you display weak character, you’re letting yourself down. You must answer to your conscience every minute of every day. As Theodore Roosevelt said, “I care not what others think of what I do, but I care very much about what I think of what I do! That is character!”