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Critical View of Romantic Literature

- This literature review will critically analyse a range of arguments and perspectives by literary critics which will be pertinent to the study of Romanticism . Due to the scale of research in Romantic literature as a discipline, the main focus in this paper will concentrate primarily on defining the two aspects of Romantic literature. These two aspects are called Romantic nature and the sublime; the paper will look at the main purpose of these definitions by literary scholars. The review will also compare and contrast different methodologies used by the critics when defining 'Nature' and the 'Sublime'....   [tags: nature, sublime, perspective]

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Existential Rootlessness in The Foreigner: A Critical View

- Arun Joshi is quite an exceptional novelist who stands apart from the rest of the novelists, who has taken up the themes of human predicament in almost all his novels. The overall and outstanding quest in all his novels is for a concrete direction and meaning in one’s life. Joshi has been influenced by existential thinkers like Camus, Sartre and this can be observed in his novels. Existentialism is a modern philosophic movement that deals with ‘man’s’ disillusionment and despair which originated in the philosophical and literary writings of Jean Paul Sartre and Albert Camus....   [tags: Joshi, Sindi, novels, existentialism]

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Critical Thought ( Point Of View )

- Critical Thought (Point of View): The way the narrator describes Mr. Utterson is very interesting because his physical attributes are not pleasant at all, but evidentially, he is very well liked. This makes his character very mysterious due to not having those physical attributes that most well liked people tend to have. He may have done a number in his community that earned him that respect. Since he is a lawyer, he may have helped his community with legal issues or things along those lines. The narrator described Mr....   [tags: Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Novella]

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A Critical View of Seasonal Affective Disorder

- A Critical View of Seasonal Affective Disorder Abstract This paper is intended to be a critical view of Seasonal Affective Disorder. In order to understand fully the biological and psychological components of the disease, as well as its possible causes and treatments, it is necessary to compile and interpret previously conducted research. Such is the purpose of this paper. First, the symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder will be explained and illustrated using data and case studies. Second, the possible causes of the disease will be outlined....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn : Two Critical Points Of View

- Huckleberry Finn: Two Critical Points of View Mark Twain had a prolific and illustrious career as one of the great American novelists. What is most exciting about his work is how he uses satire to confront and address the prevalent issues in society. At the age of fifty, Mark Twain published Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, a satire which was later known as the “Great American Novel.” In a satire, the protagonist and his or her counterparts portray a serious situation, often a real world issue, in a comical light....   [tags: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain]

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E.M. Forster's A Room with a View

- When E.M. Forster wrote A Room with a View in 1903, he wasn’t pleased with it, stating it was “clear and bright and well constructed, but so thin.” (Macaulay, 2007:78). This novel has become one of Forster’s most famous and well liked books. It is a satirical romantic comedy that criticizes the world of polite manners and social rules, through amusing dry wit and hilarious characterization. It is a social satire criticizing conservative Victorian British society at the beginning of the twentieth century; at a time when the Edwardian more lax standard of codes was just beginning to take hold (Leah, 2012)....   [tags: A Room with a View Essays]

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The Elements of Critical Thinking

- Critical thinking is the intellectually disciplined process of actively and skilfully conceptualizing, applying, analyzing, synthesizing and/or evaluating information gathered from or generated by, observation, experience, reflection, reasoning, or communication, as a guide to belief and action. (Foundation for Critical Thinking, 2011) Critical thinking consists of elements such as reasoning and intellectual standards that enable logical analysis to take place thus leading to impartial conclusions....   [tags: critical thinking, intellectual standards]

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Hamlet using a deconstructive and Marxist view

- Hamlet by William Shakespeare is one of the most complex plays in the English language. By approaching Hamlet from different perspectives, one can come to realize the subtle meanings interworked with this entertaining play. Two such perspectives are the Marxist view and the deconstructionist view. Marxism refers to the plays social impact and ability to undercut the foundations of government; deconstructionism attempts to show the inability of language to support the intricacies of human life. Hamlet is the tale of Denmark’s royalty and the “tragedy” that struck the Prince of Denmark, the play’s namesake, Hamlet....   [tags: Critical Approach, Shakespeare]

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Critical Thinking And The Digital Age

- With the invention of the internet in the late 1960’s and the digital computer in the 1970’s, the digital age officially began, causing a ripple effect in the English language that few could have predicted. The digital age has since produced improved technology, faster communication between people, and slang and short hand that is shared more easily between the people of the world. Along with the digital age came a change in the way people perceived writing, their attention span, and the forums they used to share their thoughts....   [tags: Critical thinking, Thought, Reasoning, Internet]

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The Theory Of Critical Thinking

- 1. [Purpose] What is the purpose of this piece of writing. Is it clear. Our actions are a reflection of our behavior and our behavior is a reflection of our thought process. Hence thinking is very important in building ones personality and his/her reflexes on the society. We all think, all the time. But most of the thinking is undeveloped or only on a surface level. We take a thought process for granted which may deprive us from the improvement. Taking “thinking” for granted, deprive one from the improvement....   [tags: Critical thinking, Thought, Reasoning, Cognition]

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Overconfident And The Highly Critical Thinker

- Overconfident and the highly critical thinker By Staci McGilvery Confidence is an ordeal of how one may view a point or even diverse there opinion in a belief or character. Confidence is a good thing to have, but having too much confidence can alter a person’s character overview and judgments of many situations. Being over confident in a certain perspective can sometimes make a person feel as though they don’t have any room for error. Also that they are always right majority of the time, in a certain situation whether it be a discussion or a telling why you should see a specific movie, or any type of situation that stirs up questions and opinions....   [tags: Critical thinking, Thought, Confidence interval]

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The 's Critical Thinking Analysis

- This week’s Critical Thinking analysis, I’m going to draw a conclusion and evaluation of the work that I have done for “Hastening Death.” In the first Critical Thinking analysis, I talked about whether or not the United States should legalize hastening death throughout the country. I also gave information on the different types of methods to hasten your death and the controversial issue of it. I would have to say that some of my strengths in the first analysis is depicting a strong point of both sides in the controversy....   [tags: Critical thinking, Thought, Reasoning, Suicide]

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Seven Components Of Critical Thinking

- Seven Components of Critical Thinking By Timothy F Bednarz | Submitted On October 08, 2012 Recommend Article Article Comments Print Article Share this article on Facebook Share this article on Twitter Share this article on Google+ Share this article on Linkedin Share this article on StumbleUpon Share this article on Delicious Share this article on Digg Share this article on Reddit Share this article on Pinterest Expert Author Timothy F Bednarz Critical thinking is a powerful process if understood and applied effectively....   [tags: Logic, Critical thinking, Reasoning, Argument]

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Critical Evaluation Of Incident Analysis

- Critical Evaluation of Incident Vachon and Leblac (2011) claim that reflective learning is facilitated by Critical Incident Analysis, the key components being a thorough analysis of an authentic, contextualised experience. In practise, through research, Kettle and Sellars (1996) established that peer reflection amongst groups of students, was integral to challenging preconceived ideas of their own pedagogy. In addition, Onjanen (1993), argues that the use of reflective journals, group discussion and own personal history are the most effective means to reflect, and subsequently improve on practise....   [tags: Education, Critical thinking, Teacher, School]

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Nursing : Critical Thinking And The Nursing Process

- Critical Thinking and the Nursing Process Blanca E. Padilla VNSG 1329 Coastal Bend College Date: 11/12/2017 Critical Thinking and the Nursing Process It is essential for nurses to utilize critical thinking in their daily routines. Critical thinking and the nursing process are associated with each other and are mainly implemented when analyzing the health condition of a patient. Critical thinking should be applied to the nursing process at all times, to ensure the best possible results in determining the health status of all patients....   [tags: Critical thinking, Reasoning, Thought]

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William Golding 's View Of Thinking

- William Golding demonstrates his view of thinking in his short reading. He begins with an important part of his life when he thinks back into his childhood at his headmaster’s room and noticed three statuettes on the cupboard. He has always noticed these statuettes, but never thought of them as anything until he became more mature. He uses these statuettes to symbolize the three grades of thinking. The three grades of thinking are, grade-three, grade-two, and grade-one. To start off, Golding mentions that grade-three thinkers are the type of people that follow orders and not able to think for themselves....   [tags: Critical thinking, Thought, Human, Reasoning]

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Concepts Of Critical Thinking And How It Is Important

- Archetypes also allow our minds to group concepts or terms together that normally would not be related. An archetypal tendency that functions on a more basic level of the subconscious allows the mind to organize random observations into consequential groups in order to find significance even when the ideas are disparate (Blatner). For thousands of years this concept of ambiguous organization of thought has been applied to the intellectual process. The ability of our mind to unconsciously find meaning between anything we encounter is an amazing ability that Jung’s theory of archetypes describes....   [tags: Thought, Critical thinking, Mind, Idea]

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Critical Thinking Vs. Media Bias

- For as long as time can recall, critical thinking has been misunderstood. Culture and media bias has always had a large influence on the way that people think. People who turn to critical thinking are often referred to as skeptical, negative, hypercritical, and focused on faults. They are seen as hard to please, lacking spontaneity, imagination, and emotion. According to the Webster’s Dictionary, the word “critical” is defined as; using or involving careful judgment about the good and bad parts of something, and “thinking” is defined as; the action of using your mind to produce ideas, decisions, memories, etc....   [tags: Thought, Critical thinking, Mind, Reasoning]

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Why I Learned A Lot And Has Changed The Way I View Things

- Throughout this semester I have learned a lot and has changed the way I view things. It has opened my eyes about all the inequality, discrimination and troubles in the world. I’ve enjoyed taking the time learning about how to expand my critical thinking. Before signing up for this class, my views on the world were very broad. I knew there were plenty of issues in the world but with the readings in the books, documentaries and clips it has made me see the issues in a very detailed way. One of the most interesting things I learned in this course was how there are many fallacies to trick someone in an indirect way....   [tags: Critical thinking, Thought, Fallacy, Psychology]

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External World Skepticism Is The View Of Our Mind

- External world skepticism is the view that we can’t know anything about the external world, only the thoughts inside our mind. It calls into question the validity of our senses in order to have knowledge. It doubts that we really know anything is real in the outside world since our sense could be wrong and each individual perceives things differently. It says that our sense and perceptions are uncertain because there is no evidence to support what we see outside of our mind. This differs from the common-sense account that “seeing is believing” and that if we see something it must be true, because we can rely on our senses to give us evidence of the external world....   [tags: Mind, Critical thinking, Perception, Reality]

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The Mainstream And Critical Perspectives Of Bureaucracy And Post Bureaucracy

- This essay will discuss the mainstream and critical perspectives of bureaucracy and post-bureaucracy. It will begin by examining the characteristics of bureaucracy and then compare the mainstream and the critical views. Post-bureaucracy will then be discussed using the same structure. Bureaucracy has been the main form of organisation for over a century and can be characterised by the following: functional specialisation, employees carrying out one function of activity as their primary role; hierarchy of authority, those in superior positions having authority based solely on the virtue of the position itself; a system of rules, the tasks of the organisation following a formal set of procedur...   [tags: Management, Max Weber, Critical theory]

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The Bible Teaches Us About Critical Thinking

- The bible teaches us about critical thinking and how it is unquestionably essential. We are all bombarded with a relentless multitude of information that frantically pounds our senses with information. We must make resolutions on religion, politics and social issues. As the great Friedrich Nietzsche once said “Doubt as sin. Christianity has done its utmost to close the circle and declared even doubt to be sin. One is supposed to be cast into belief without reason, by a miracle, and from then on to swim in it as in the brightest and least ambiguous of elements: even a glance towards land, even the thought that one perhaps exists for something else as well as swimming, events the slightest imp...   [tags: Thought, Human, Critical thinking, Epistemology]

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Critical Thinking and Decision Making

- Human beings have been preoccupied with thought and the concept of thought for centuries as is evidenced by the many philosophical and religious writings we find dating from ancient times. After all, we as human beings hold ourselves to be the masters of intelligence in the natural world since no other specie seems to exhibit the capability of thought and intelligence as demonstrated by human beings, the very term "homo sapiens" infers the ability to think. Critical thinking is asking the right questions about the information we are presented with on any given situation....   [tags: Critical Thinking Essays]

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Creative And Critical Thinking Can Affect Our Lives

- The authors 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....   [tags: Critical thinking, Thought, Problem solving, Bias]

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Creative And Critical Thinking Can Affect Our Lives

- 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....   [tags: Thought, Critical thinking, Problem solving, Bias]

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Critical Thinking: Strategies in Decision Making

- Critical Thinking: Strategies in Decision Making Critical thinking is a process of applying various skills to analyze information. Critical thinking uses rationality to distinguish between emotion and fact. This paper will discuss the definition of critical thinking, and the skills it takes to think critically. It will also provide an example of critical thinking applied to my current working environment. Finally this paper will discuss the importance and benefits of critical thinking in the decision-making processes....   [tags: Decision Management Critical Thinking]

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Questions On Reading And Critical Reaction

- Assignment 2: Week Two Reading & Critical Reaction (with Substantive Replies) Authors must consider the demographic of his/her audience when presenting an argument or position geared toward a specific purpose. This is mainly because the author can only create a successful argument and convince his audience if he understands them and recognizes what they appreciate. If the author does so, he becomes successful in his purpose. The author’s purpose might have been to sell an item, or convince others about his ideas, and by grasping his audiences’ demographic, he can effectively shape his argument toward his audience....   [tags: Rhetoric, Critical thinking, Logic]

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The Importance Of Critical Thinking For An Organization

- Forbes (2012) identified the following ten qualities that make a great leader: (1) honesty, (2) delegate, (3) communication, (4) confidence, (5) commitment, (6) positive attitude, (7) creativity, (8) intuition, (9) inspire, (10) approach. Each one of the mentioned qualities above are essential when it comes to being a successful leader in Advance Nursing Practice (APN), though they are not the only once. In this post I will discuss the following topics: (a) risks and rewards related to critical thinking, (b) The Mann-Gulch Disaster as related to leadership, and (c) what makes a good leader....   [tags: Critical thinking, Thought, Leadership, Skill]

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A Teacher Is Not A Critical Educator

- :My college experience has been very eye opening and realizing that as a future educator I might be limited to what I can do and teach my students. A critical educator is someone that teachers critically to what they believe is best for them and for their students that not because someone teachers a certain way they also have to teach on the form. Understand that every person is different and that everyone learns at different rates and ways. A critical educator is the educator that creates critical thinkers that do not just  to class because they are required but because they want to learn....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, Critical thinking]

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Critical Thinking Is An Essential Trait

- Critical thinking is an essential trait that every Army officer must possess. Officers must learn this trait and sharpen it through regular practice. The idea of critical thinking as a valuable aspect of the problem-solving process may seem daunting on the surface; however, it creates a more effective process in reaching crucial decisions for the Army officer. The critical thinking process, along with the elements of thought, used with the Army Problem Solving Process provides an established framework from which all involved parties benefit from because it enhances communication channels across all hierarchies....   [tags: Problem solving, Critical thinking, Reasoning]

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My Views On Critical Thinking

- Intro to Thoughts “Think”. One word. It is a simple statement. It is simple concept, right. Not when one is considering how to think. Critical Thinking is thinking about how we think. In this paper I will demonstrate my developing intellectual traits by identifying and describing my perceived stage of critical thinking development, as described by the Stages of Development of Critical Thinking model. I will also reflect on the Critical Thinking class. I will talk about what I found useful and insightful....   [tags: Critical thinking, Thought, Reasoning, Mind]

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A Guide to Critical Thinking

- The author Vincent Ruggiero defines critical thinking in his book Beyond Feelings: A Guide to Critical Thinking, as a “search for answers, a quest.” It is the idea that one does not accept claims, ideas, and arguments blindly, but questions and researches these things before making a decision on them. From what I learned in class, critical thinking is the concept of accepting that there are other people and cultures in this world that may have different opinions. It is being able to react rationally to these different opinions....   [tags: critical thinking, vincent ruggiero, thinker]

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The Importance Of Improving Critical Thinking Skill

- Improving critical thinking skill is one of the key elements to being a university student. It is important because it provides general knowledge and civic capacity which leads to a higher sense of public values and social responsibilities; all of which can be obtained through a passion for higher education. Teaching critical thinking can help students see outside the box because it evokes imagination and introduces students to a creative space where they can communicate and think innovatively (Hooks, 2010)....   [tags: Education, Sociology, Critical thinking]

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Argument, Critical Thinking And Rationality

- It would be accurate to suggest that Taha Muhammad Ali expresses an idea in poetry that Joseph Williams and Greg Colomb express in form in “Argument, Critical Thinking and Rationality”. In Williams and Colomb Essay (2012) they explain how arguments help us to critically think, arguments allow us to stop and think about what we want to say or what action we want to take. To persuade someone to accept what we are saying or the action we are going to take we can provide facts (p.117). In Taha Muhammad Ali’s poem Revenge Ali is in a way arguing with himself and persuading himself on what action he should take....   [tags: Critical thinking, Thought, Muhammad Ali, Human]

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Critical Thinking As An Attitude

- "Critical thinking as an attitude is embedded in Western culture. There is a belief that argument is the way to finding truth," observed by Adrian West (Greengard). Everybody has a phone even a five-year-old one, because they are using their phone all the time they do not have to solve problems if they could look it up on their phones. There is much focus on social media rather than studying for their next exam or test. “According to the National Endowment for the Arts, literary reading declined 10 percentage points from 1982 to 2002 and the rate of decline is accelerating,” (Greengard)....   [tags: Human brain, Brain, Critical thinking, Thought]

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Critical Thinking As An Important Communication Tool

- Self-Critical Thinking What is critical thinking and how does one obtain this. Critical thinking is described as “Critical thinking is the identification and evaluation of evidence to guide decision making. A critical thinker uses broad in-depth analysis of evidence to make decisions and communicate his/her beliefs clearly and accurately.” (Critical Thinking co) this way of thinking takes most people years to achieve. Critical thinking is an important communication tool, it makes you examine the “three interwoven phases: It analyzes thinking, it evaluates thinking, and it improves thinking.” (Paul Elder, 2012) Self-Reflection As I examine where I was in my critical thinking as a person pr...   [tags: Critical thinking, Thought, Reasoning, Logic]

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The Main Stages Of Critical Thinking Research

- The classic forms of social criticism were developed and applied in practice, even in ancient philosophy by Xenophanes, Socrates, Plato and the Cynics. The interest in critical thinking has never waned in the social and political thought, but social criticism reached true prosperity in the Enlightenment. Voltaire and Rousseau, Montesquieu and Locke, Hume, and Kant saw the most important means of formation of free and responsible citizens, harmonious and creative personality in a critical attitude towards the institutions and values....   [tags: Critical thinking, Reasoning, Logic, Thought]

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Explaining Myself As A Student Of Critical Thinking

- Part one: Assessing myself as a student of critical thinking    Yes, I am gaining command over a range of critical thinking skills that I have used to acquired other knowledge. I gained these skills by examining my own thinking and identifying my strenghts and weakness in my thought process.   My work I have done inside and outside of class has progressed throughout the semester. Towards the ending of the class my work been more clear, well thought out, and is precis.   I understand key terms and concepts about thinking critically and I am applying them to my everyday life....   [tags: Critical thinking, Thought, Reasoning, Psychology]

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The Relationship Between Critical Thinking And Ethics

- Critical Thinking and Ethics The relationship between critical thinking and ethics are essential to the ongoing cycle of discovery, intention, and action, which are the embodiment of the process of thinking critically. Applying ethical principles in correlation with critical thinking to an abstracted set of instances and occurrences is fundamental to the discovery of a definitive solution to any situation that requires efficacious problem-solving and decision-making skills. It is beneficial to employ critical thinking and ethical values daily because they encourage integrity, equality, rationality and successful ventures....   [tags: Ethics, Critical thinking, Reasoning, Virtue]

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My Experience At Developing As A Critical Thinker

- When I started this class I felt that I already had good critical thinking skills, however that was not the case. I was already practicing some of the skills on a daily basis, but not at a conscious or critical level. So what has been my journey at developing as a critical thinker. The "Game Plan" I made for myself at the beginning of class has helped me by having a visual focus to always look back to for guidance to reach my goals. I feel that I have gained more of an understanding of how the three strategies have benefited me in other ways than I had hoped....   [tags: Critical thinking, Thought, Logic, Reasoning]

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My Progress As A Critical Reader And Thinker

- When evaluating my progress as a critical reader and thinker, I have dramatically changed since the beginning of the year. At the start of the year, I was convinced that I was already a good critical reader and thinker; however, I only had a solid foundation and much to improve upon. In high school, I wrote numerous research papers and participated in my debate club. I was comfortable arguing and debating with people because it excited me. The only problem, I was debating over issues from an ethical and moral stance rather based on research and facts....   [tags: Problem solving, Critical thinking, Debate]

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Identifying Strategies For Promoting Critical Thinking

- Identifying Strategies to Promote Critical Thinking Thinking critically is a process. This process involves acquiring knowledge and competency, developing professional values and meanings, and bringing experiential aptitude to bear on whatever situations one may face (Penn, 2008). Educators are tasked with promoting this ability in nursing students prior to graduation so those students can begin their professional practice with a solid foundation in the process of critical thinking. Didactic teaching methods, which are teacher-centered, provide students with facts, theories, and concepts....   [tags: Learning, Critical thinking, Question, Thought]

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Class Humanities 101 : Critical Reasoning

- Module 6: Assessment I have always considered myself a well-rounded and logical thinker; that is until I started the class Humanities 101 – Critical Reasoning. Since I was young, I have always attempted to use truth and facts in arguments that I have been involved in. I was a successful arguer, or what I thought was a successful arguer. On numerous occasions, I have reasoned my case well enough for my counterpart to turn their viewpoint around and agree with me. However, I now see that I used flawed logic during many of these arguments....   [tags: Critical thinking, Logic, Fallacy, Argument]

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Critical Thinking

- We often refer to critical thinking as someone who can think very clearly, with reason and complex ideas. This is somewhat true. Yes that does help to begin and mend a critical thinker but critical thinking also includes a combination of skills. Those main characteristics are self awareness, honesty, open-mindedness discipline, and judgment. Using these characteristics daily and with practice develops an amazing critical thinker. That person can live life solving hard problems, creating new ways of solving them, and using new ideas and techniques when needed....   [tags: Critical Thinking Essays]

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Critical Thinking

- Critical thinking in relation to research papers involves identifying the author’s position, arguments and conclusions but also the line of reasoning that is used to support the conclusions (Cottrell 2005). The use of educational research papers’ is to understand possible relationships between existing practices and educational policy and legislation. Therefore, it is important to relate educational research papers into a wider context and discover links between other research findings. I shall argue that the given Student A’s (Student 2010) paper for this assignment contains too many quotations and descriptive writing compared to the required criteria of critical thinking....   [tags: Critical Thinking Essays]

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The Student 's Critical Thinking And Knowledge Possession

- Education has always been a necessity as it has been a tool to survive the world and can also be a tool to oppress the student’s critical thinking and knowledge possession. As the teacher discourages the student to be self-thinking student and be allowed to use their creativity. The information is put into and you do not why you are learning this information. The teacher would make you a sponge for information but ignore other aspects of the student and teach where none of your aspects of your life matter in the class just the subject in the classroom....   [tags: Critical thinking, Education, Psychology, Teacher]

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Effective Critical Thinking Skills At Hand With Hpv

- Miranda Stowe MBI 131-C Dr. Cheng 5 February 2015 CTA #1 1. Student’s A response was overall very poor and did not even remotely demonstrate effective critical thinking skills. I gave the student a total score of 4. In regards to their identification and summarization of the problem, I gave them the score of 1. I find the term associated with this number to be very accurate as it is referred to as the “Biased Jumper.” Student A continually addressed his thoughts, opinions and feelings through many “I” statements....   [tags: Critical thinking, Reasoning, Marketing, Thought]

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Pitfalls Of Critical Thinking : The Cider House Rules

- Pitfalls of Critical Thinking “The Cider House Rules” When I started watching The Cider House Rules I did not know what to expect. I came into this experience completely blind, as I did not watch the trailer or read any of the movie reviews beforehand. In retrospect, I am glad I did this because it prevented me from forming any biased opinions before I watched the movie. The Cider House Rules focuses on many controversial topics such as abortion and incest. It is a coming of age story about a boy named Homer and how he struggles with his own personal demons involving his adoptive father Dr....   [tags: Critical thinking, Reasoning, Thought, Abortion]

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Student 's Personality And Critical Thinking Skills

- Academic Reflection: University composition is more revealing than test scores because it demonstrates the student’s personality and critical thinking skills. Writing in college is a form of academic reflection, which means thinking carefully upon decisions that lead to conclusions. It is part of the critical thinking process which analyzes the process involved in making judgements. Writing involves a wide range of problem-solving skills or experiences leading to desirable results and focuses on the judgmental process as well....   [tags: Critical thinking, Thought, Mind, Psychology]

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Our Lives We Use Critical Thinking Skills

- Everyday in our lives we use critical thinking skills and our perspectives to help us assess and handle situations carefully. Throughout my life I have been granted experiences that have helped me become a more logical, openminded, communicative thinker. My experience while in Honduras helped me strengthen my thinking skill of not making assumptions and jumping to conclusions and my experience with prejudices, stereotypes, and labeling helped me become better at communicating and handling my situations carefully....   [tags: Critical thinking, Thought, Reasoning, Stereotype]

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Bertrand Russell on Critical Thinking

- Bertrand Russell on Critical Thinking The ideal of critical thinking is a central one in Russell's philosophy, though this is not yet generally recognized in the literature on critical thinking. For Russell, the ideal is embedded in the fabric of philosophy, science, liberalism and rationality, and this paper reconstructs Russell's account, which is scattered throughout numerous papers and books. It appears that he has developed a rich conception, involving a complex set of skills, dispositions and attitudes, which together delineate a virtue which has both intellectual and moral aspects....   [tags: Critical Thinking Essays]

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The Importance of Critical Thinking

- The Importance of Critical Thinking When you hear the words—science, formulas, scientific methods, experiments, procedures—where do you go. Do you turn off. As an educator in the field of science, how can I turn you on. For some people it may be second nature to notice whether or not descriptions (in newspapers, various publications, on television or in professional journals) make any sense logically or are avoiding some obviously related questions that should be asked and answered. Logical fallacies are perpetrated in every field, but the vast majority of people must be taught this type of skeptical reasoning—it is not second nature for most of us....   [tags: Critical Thinking Essays]

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Critical Analysis On The Digital Literacies

- would define critical as something vital or indispensable. Avila and Pandya view Critical literacies as "engagement with language that requires consumers and designers of text not only to make meaning from text but also to interrogate them." They further define Critical digital literacies as the "creation of digital text that interrogate the world." As I consider my own application and definition of digital literacies I think it is vital for students, teachers and administrators to develop these skills....   [tags: Learning, Education, Skill, Sociology]

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The Use of Critical Literacy in the Classroom

- All forms of communication are social and political acts, which can be used to influence people’s life, opinion, and what’s more, lead to social change. In reading activities, readers are active participants in the reading process (Freire, 1972a). In order to fully take part in the reading process, readers need to consider both their own, as well as the writers’ context and their ways of valuing things. A very good example is Bauer’s remarks on stray animals, which we have discussed in class. If we only look at the comment part of the stray animals, we may consider more about the grandmother’s background and social condition, in order to find out the reasons of her attitude toward stray anim...   [tags: communication, context, thinking]

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The Importance of Critical Thinking in Science

- Critical thinking is a very important concept in regards to science, especially since science and the concepts therein have been fluctuating from the time of their origins. As stated in Kirst-Ashman’s book; Critical thinking is the careful scrutiny of what is stated as true or what appears to be true and the resulting expression of an opinion or conclusion based on that scrutiny, and (2) the creative formulation of an opinion or conclusion when presented with a question, problem or issue, (Kist-Ashman, 2011, p....   [tags: Science]

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Critical Thinking Aids Decision Making

- “Doing the right things starts with knowing the right things.” Humans alike all strive to do the right things, yet our failure to do so is due to our lack in judgment- our perception of reasoning. Before we can do ‘the right thing’, we must know ‘the right thing’, which is lead by personal experiences, feelings and numerous other factors, which will be discussed later on. Responsible action correlates with ‘knowing the right things’ because society presumes ‘the right things’ are indeed the responsible things....   [tags: Critical Thinking Essays]

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The Critical Thinking Monster

- The Critical Thinking Monster Critical thinking and critical thinker are the two most common words I heard from my college professors when I entered college. Many of us, including myself, have never really thought or consider what critical thinking is. It was like stepping into an unknown territory and I was terrified. Addressing that issue, author Bell Hooks wrote an article stating that “thinking is an action”. Hooks gave many examples of how students are resisting critical thinking. As a college student myself, I support Hooks’ view on the issue....   [tags: mistakes, college, bell hooks]

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Critical Thinking : My Strongest Traits Are Being Honest And Open Minded Way Of Observing The World

- Critical thinking, to me, is a self-aware and open-minded way of observing the world, analyzing issues and information, and communicating with others. As a growing critical thinker, I possess traits that will allow me to improve in the way I present and listen to arguments, in the way I take in information media outlets display, and in the way that I make decisions for many dilemmas. Three of my strongest traits are being honest with myself and identifying my limitations, openly accepting opposing points of view and criticism of my beliefs, and logically making conclusions from facts and reliable support....   [tags: Critical thinking, Logic, Thought]

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Critical Thinking: The Ability to Think for Ones Self

- Critical thinkers have the ability to think on a higher level. A process for thinking critically is required that will bring about decisions and ideas that will provide for a better life for ourselves and those around us. Most of us take thinking for granted. However, we develop as critical thinkers when we open ourselves to recognizing the strengths and weakness’ of our own thinking. Higher order thinking comes into play when choosing a presidential candidate, or sitting on a jury for a murder trial, or deciding if we need nuclear power plants, or when determining the effects of global warming....   [tags: Critical Thinking Essays]

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Role of Language and Diversity in the Critical Thinking Process

- Language and language diversity play a significant role in critical thinking and its processes. Language is the main device we use as humans to communicate through symbols what we think, experience or feel. Language is also one of the primary methods of transmitting culture. Language diversity is important to critical thinking because of the close relationship between language and culture. Language is used diversely by different cultures, with what is deemed appropriate in one culture often being thought of as inappropriate in another culture....   [tags: Critical Thinking Essays]

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Role of Language and Diversity in the Critical Thinking Process

- My girlfriend and I have been fortunate enough to vacation several times in Hawaii. The island of Maui is our favorite. The island of Maui holds a special place in my heart, because of the one-on-one time I was able to spend with my girlfriend. We enjoy the breathtaking scenery and the tranquil sunsets. The highlight of our trips has been the helicopter rides. The helicopter is the only way to see some of the islands awesome waterfalls and other secluded places. The ride can be a little hair raising when it is windy....   [tags: Critical Thinking Process]

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Critical Criminology

- Critical criminology, also known as radical criminology dates back to the concepts of Marxism. Despite the fact that Fredric Engels and Karl Marx were the founders of contemporary radical criminology, none of them gave explicit focus to crime. William Bonger (1876-1940), a Dutch criminologist was a more direct founder of this concept. It gained popularity during the early 1970s when it tried to explain the causes of contemporary social mayhem. He used economic explanations were used by critical criminology to analyze social behavior by arguing that social and economic inequalities were the main reason behind criminal behavior (Henry & Lainer, 1998)....   [tags: Criminology]

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Critical Period of Language Acquisition for Children

- The idea of a critical period for language acquisition, first introduced by linguist Eric Lenneberg in 1967, is a popular debate amongst many people. In his initial discovery of the “critical period hypothesis,” Lenneberg stated: “there are maturational constraints on the time a first language can be acquired. First language acquisition relies on neuroplasticity. If language acquisition does not occur by puberty, some aspects of language can be learnt but full mastery cannot be achieved.” Lenneberg also stressed that in the case of bilingual individuals, the critical period is broken into phases....   [tags: Behaviorism, Neuroplasticity]

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Kaupapa Māori Theory and Critical Theory

- Discuss how Kaupapa Māori Theory and Critical Theory are similar to one another and yet differ from Deficit Theory. Use examples and references to support your claims. Remember your examples should relate to an educational setting. For many eons the roots of kaupapa Māori theory have grown in Aotearoa by virtue of being the Māori ideology: a philosophical doctrine, incorporating the knowledge, skills, attitudes and values of Māori society; whereas critical theory was developed in the “Frankfurt School “in Europe, in the 1930s....   [tags: Education, Philosophy]

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Critical Success Factors On It Project Management

- Critical Success Factors in IT Project Management By Jianing Wu 300365997 Introduction IT Project management is the method of planning, organizing and outlining responsibility to develop an organizations’ specific information technology (IT) goals. IT project management includes managing projects for software development, hardware installations, network upgrades, cloud computing, virtualization rollouts, business analytics, data management projects and implementing IT services (Rouse, 2015)....   [tags: Management, Project management]

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The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, a poem by T. S. Eliot

- “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock,” a poem by T. S. Eliot, in which Eliot describes a man that was placed in the wrong time period. To do this he references some of Prufrock’s characteristics from other authors, such as Shakespeare. Shymal Bagchee expresses his view on Eliot’s modernist and absurdist viewpoints for the poem in his critical review titled “‘Prufrock’: An Absurdist View of the Poem.” Prufrock does not express his emotions like a regular person would, one that is connected to their feelings about the opposite sex....   [tags: shakespeare, absurdist view points]

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Rasool’s Multidisciplinary View of Literacy

- There are many different opinions as to ‘What is literacy?’ and ‘What are literacy difficulties?’ Rassool’s (2009) article looks at literacy from an interdisciplinary approach which demonstrates how multidimensional it is and how literacy should be considered in relation to ‘ideology, culture, knowledge and power’ (Rassool, 2009, p. 7). She looks at the question of ‘What is literacy?’ from the perspective of the individual and the broader issues which shape both government policy and the practice of the individual tutor....   [tags: Literacy Essays]

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Critical Thinking

- For our module three assignment “Research and Inclusiveness” we were tasked with finding a full-text article on issues of diversity and their impact on leadership effectiveness. After two days of research, several searches with varying degrees of search parameters, and scanning multiple articles, I narrowed my search down to the article “Diversity as Strategy” (September 2004) by David A. Thomas, who is a professor of organizational behavior and human resources management at Harvard Business School in Boston....   [tags: Critical Thinking Essays]

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E.M. Forster: Annotated Bibliography

- Finkelstein, Bonnie B. Forster’s Women Eternal Differences. New York and LONDON.: Columbia University Press,1975 Finkelstein’s analysis of E.M. Forster’s A Room with a View discusses the theme of sexual politics and its association with the Edwardian era. Her book states that the two central issues in A Room with a View are: the acceptance of sexuality and the life of the body, and sexual equality and the role of women in society. Evidence is complied and analyzed by using direct quotations from the book, Forster’s views on humanism and personal philosophies....   [tags: Annotated Bibliography, Room with a View]

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Alternative Reviews on Music

- It is difficult to obtain a clear account of sound from a music review. As assessments differ from one individual to the next, it is near insurmountable to resolve if your conclusion will be in congruity with the Author of the review. Further elaboration on their predilection to other artists, genres or albums is incumbent in setting a median in which the reader can obtain a generalized perspective of their opinion. For example, in comparing “Review: Daft Punk's new album 'Discovery'” on Opposing Viewpoints in Context and “Daft Punk – Discovery” on RollingStone.com, one gets two very contrasting vantage points of the album “Discovery” by the band Daft Punk....   [tags: tone, content, point of view]

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Critical Realism : Critical Realist Theory

- Critical Realism Critical realist theory has the intent to correspond with the criticism of the realist ideal of science concerning neutral empirical observations: all knowledge is conceptually mediated and consequently concept-dependent (Danermark, 2006). Haslanger (2012) defines a critical realist as an individual with the aim to outline the differences that are in fact socially established but are not recognised as such; focusing on specific social structures and the impact they create. Critical realism contends, first, that there is a real world independent of our knowledge about it, and second, that it is possible to gain knowledge about this real world: facts are certainly theory domi...   [tags: Sociology, Criminology, Realism]

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The Prophet Muhammad: Faith Sensitive and Critical Approach Appraisals

- Over the years there have been numerous biographies written about The Prophet Muhammad which have been open to questions, scrutiny and debates. This is due to different approaches and perspectives held by different people. The main two approaches are Emic (insider’s points of view) and Etic (outsider’s point of view), where Emic is ‘faith sensitive’ and Etic is a ‘critical approach’ as described by Clinton Bennett. In this essay, I will discuss Bennett’s theory of the faith sensitive and critical approach when studying religion....   [tags: The Prophet Muhammad]

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Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Learning Development

- Critical thinking and problem solving are skills required to increase the growth in children’s learning and development, especially if our goal is to prepare a community of effective life-long learners. Researchers find that the definitions of each of these skills vary among the education community, but the necessity of student acquisition of these skills is demanded in the learning process. Critical thinking and problem solving offer an extensive, fundamental skill to the educating of children....   [tags: Education, Teaching for Understanding]

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Critical Thinking and Business Decisions

- Critical Thinking and Business Decisions Our basic concept of critical thinking is, at root, simple. We could define it as the art of taking charge of your own mind. Its value is also at root simple: "if we can take charge of our own minds, we can take charge of our lives; we can improve them, bringing them under our "self-command" and direction (McCall and Kaplan, 1990)." Of course, this requires that we learn self-discipline and the art of self-examination. This involves becoming interested in how our minds work, how we can monitor, fine tune, and modify their operations for the better....   [tags: GCSE Business Marketing Coursework]

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Christopher Columbus, A Critical Character in the Discovery of New Lands

- He was a significant character in the further development of discovery. He had many important discoveries that changed the way we view the world today. Christopher Columbus was a critical character in the discovery of new lands in his time. Columbus’ accidental discovery of the Americas was a very meaningful event in history. Columbus’ many voyages had a lasting impact on the world, inspired many others, and marked the outset of centuries of overseas conquest and colonization. Christopher Columbus’ early life was very interesting and involved a good education and an introduction into exploration....   [tags: exploration, navigation, voyages]

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Karl Barth's Relational View of Imago Dei

- “26 Then God said, ‘Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness...27 So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.’” Genesis 1:26a, 1:27 The stories which humans tell about their origins are always cherished and held in high regard. In fact, no culture has existed which has not created or attempted to create some story of origins. Every culture has had some means in which to say this is where we came from. Especially in cultures where religion found itself prevalent, the mythology of origins became not only a status or anthropology but also a theology....   [tags: Theology ]

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The Church’s View on Being Open to Growth

- If you can make one heap of all your winnings And risk it on one turn of pitch-and-toss, And lose, and start again at your beginnings And never breathe a word about your loss —“If—” by Rudyard Kipling “Open to Growth” is a notion meant to steer someone toward newfangled things, and to seek new experiences; even those that have some risk involved. “The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” (Eleanor Roosevelt) These two statements truly embody a subcategory of the “Open to Growth” concept (JSEA Profile of the Graduate at Graduation, Open to Growth #11) also mention...   [tags: literature, bible, christians]

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Analysis of Critical Essays on Benito Cereno

- Analysis of Critical Essays on Benito Cereno It is possible to divide the critics into two camps regarding Herman Melville's purpose in writing "Benito Cereno." Joseph Schiffman, Joyce Adler, and Sidney Kaplan all argue that Melville wrote the story to make a comment on slavery. On the other hand, Sandra Zagarell and Allan Emery contend that Melville goes beyond slavery and is pointing out other flaws in mid Nineteenth century American notion. "Benito Cereno" tells the story of a slave revolt on a ship at sea....   [tags: Benito Cereno Essays]

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The Importance Of A Critical Race Theory

- Muhammad Ali, a famous boxer, once said, “Hating People because of their color is wrong. And it doesn’t matter which color does the hating. I’s just plain wrong” (Goodreads, 2015). For many centuries, ethnic conflict between the humans have existed immortally due the never changing differences of culture and values, spinning the cycle of war. Fortunately, some have ended however some still remain immortal in the eyes of those who have experience struggle to this date. The lack of awareness of problems in a cultural crisis concerning those who fall victim to a system and society that discriminates and alienates....   [tags: Racism, Race, Race, Discrimination]

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The Dimensions Of Critical Care Nursing

- Top Three Potential Journals As previously stated, the top three potential journals selected were Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing, Canadian Journal of Critical Care Nursing, and Critical Care Nurse. As with the initial selection process described above, each of the three journals were critiqued based on applicability to the topic of choice and purpose, manuscript type and author intentions, and will be discussed briefly below. Dimensions of critical care nursing. The first journal considered was Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing (DCCN)....   [tags: Nurse, Nursing, Wolters Kluwer, Writer]

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