Examples Of Creative And Critical Thinking

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The author’s statement regarding how creative and critical thinking can affect our lives is a very powerful one and it should be. Creative and critical thinking can have a very powerful impact on our lives. People that use these two aspects of thinking are more likely to achieve long and short term goals and make better life decisions, such as the type of career to pursue. They live by a moral code that is well thought out and created to fit the person that they are. They are also more likely to think for themselves and have beliefs that have been closely examined. These are just a few of the examples of what thinking creatively and critically can help a person achieve, but it is clear that they can help a person live a more enriched life and…show more content…
I believe that an accomplished thinker knows who they are, both good and bad. They are not afraid to look closely at their beliefs or their moral code, something that sends many of us running in terror. They do not feel guilty if they realize that a long-held childhood belief, moral or otherwise, does not fit who they are as a person. Letting go of beliefs does not cause them to suffer an identity crisis, because they know deep down who they are. An accomplished thinker also faces their problems head on. Instead of running from them or avoiding them they find solutions through creative and critical thinking and they are not afraid to change course if their first solution is not working. They tackle goals in their lives in a similar manner. These are people that know that they need both critical and creative thinking to be successful and overcome things in our lives. Critical thinking allows them to analyze and evaluate everything in their own lives and everything that is happening in the world around them. Creative thinking, on the other hand, allows them to solve problems and hurdle to goals in unique ways. Creative thinking also allows them imagine the life that they want and allows them to see opportunities they might have missed otherwise. The sad reality is that we all have the ability to use creative and critical thinking, but many of us don’t and by not using them we are failing ourselves in many
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