Clear and balanced thinking is essential to healthy societies and effective government. It also like really matters when you're making decisions about your life. And the 2016 Presidential election revealed the thinking deficit that is hollowing out the United States. Yet most schools do an abysmal job imparting critical thinking skills. It's sink or swim when it comes to thinking better; most people are lucky if they can dog paddle.
In this one-hour fun interactive presentation, you'll learn to think better, or at least avoid most stupid thinking mistakes - like confusing assertions with analysis, avoiding the Athena complex, connecting the wrong dots, and confusing ideology with information.
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