Stephen Sekula

Toolkits for Clear and Critical Thinking: Remembering Carl Sagan’s “Baloney Detection Kit”

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"Toolkits for Clear and Critical Thinking: Remembering Carl Sagan’s “Baloney Detection Kit”"

It’s one thing to call on people to think critically. It’s another to know how to do that. Like all skills, critical thinking almost never comes naturally; it must be learned, and in many cases this is because it runs counter to instinct. Humans are very good at pattern recognition, as it appears to have …

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