“I’m offended.” it’s an emotional response that signals the end of reason.
Opinions are viewpoints, mere perspective of whatever is acceptable mass reality.
Wishful thinking that is self serving and projected as What Should Be, or The Way it Is.
This is part of the problem of a public education system that teaches kids one thing and then varies it up the grades, creating that insecurity.
When we can just teach – this is what we know and why and how and what part you need to know about now to build on that foundation to add to later.
Critical Thinking is being able to separate the facts from the nonsense, and confers a robust framework, and the ability to switch from precision professional jargon to ordinary language.
Being bothered by that other people exist is not a phobia, it’s prejudice, bigotry and oppression and it arises from Mental Illness not virtue or value. Diminished Capacity (“Twinkie Defense”) in the trial of Dan White for the killing of … Continue reading