But we must not forget that true wisdom only comes when we first acknowledge God as the source of all truth ().
When we look to God’s Word as the standard for understanding truth, we have a solid foundation from which to begin applying critical thinking to claims we hear.
The five sections are: In the argument section you are tested on your ability to distinguish between arguments that are strong and arguments that are weak.
For an argument to be strong, it must be both important and directly related to the question.
If, for instance, we go to a public restroom and find the door locked, we will assume/make the inference that it is occupied. These tests are used in graduate, professional, and managerial recruitment.
They are very common in the legal and banking sector.
An earned degree from an accredited institution can help establish authority, but diligent study on a topic or extended experience can also provide the authority needed in various situations.1 Authority often comes from studying a topic thoroughly or extensively, whether formally or informally.
You can become an expert on many topics through reading, practical application, or experience.
How do you train your children to spot the false thinking in that cute dinosaur cartoon?
And don’t forget, you need to be evaluating those things taught by your fellow Christians, whether in Sunday school, VBS, the latest book, and even this article.