Blog: First Things to Know About Critical Thinking - 2013-12-10

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F0.png First Things to Know About Critical Thinking December 10, 2013, Chris Shelton, Critical Thinker at Large

Critical thinking is not difficult. Like any other subject, there are certain basics to it, fundamentals upon which the rest of the subject is based. If you know these fundamentals, the rest comes a lot easier. So the first thing we'll go over are three basic facts about critical thinking that you should know.

Critical Thinking is Based on Science

Critical thinking is based on logic and science. For many people, the word "science" is unpleasant because it brings to mind hard-to-understand classes at school with a lot of weird symbols and calculations and experiments that didn't really make a lot of sense or have much use. Certainly not enough to try to remember them all now.