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Replacing Critical Thinking with Creativity
By Patrick Finn
Review by Bob Lane on Tue, Apr 21st 2015.
|Should we stop teaching critical thinking? Meant as a prompt to further discussion, Critical Condition questions the assumption that every student should be turned into a “critical thinker.” Two public events have caught my attention (along with millions of other citizens in several countries) this week. One, here in Canada, our Parliament is debating a bill to authorize more spying and additional powers for police to protect us from terrorists. The down side, of course, is a serious reduction of civil liberties. Two, the President of the United States has just announced a framework
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And for a recent discussion of Patrick Finn’s ideas listen to this CBC program.