Critical and Creative Thinking

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Critical and Creative Thinking Name Institutional Affiliation Describe a situation of public interest in which critical and/or creative thought could have been used for a better outcome. Describe why it is important to think critically and creatively in similar situations. Critical thinking is the process whereby ones examines, analyse, question, and challenge situations, information and even issues of any sort. With proper critical thinking, better options and solution are gotten to any problem. For instance, in case of Ebola virus which is public interest and is becoming the talk of every day in the social and broadcast Medias. The virus has become so much severe and cause of so many deaths. The news about Ebola virus were not put into more weight for proper precaution to be taken. Since many people did not think critically about the issue and so much ignorance, the epidemic is wiping population at a very alarming rate. However, thing would have been different if creative thought would have been involved in pursuing people to use preventive measures in outlast the situation. In similar situation, it is important to think creatively and critically in order for people to get informed and ease their mind which adds more chances of survival (Caroselli, 2011). Define free will, truth, knowledge, and opinion. Explain how we use them to form thoughts. What role does each play in critically assessing situations? Free will is an instance of having the freedom of self-determination including ability and actions of making choices. The choices made within the person’s desire is representation of free will and hence crucial in critical thinking. The truth is the absolute waiting to be discovered. Although it takes time and even theories may be called truth however the assumption changes with time until the real truth is discovered finally. Truth is vital in

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