There are many professions where critical thinking is an absolute must.
defines critical thinking as "examining, questioning, evaluating, and challenging taken-for-granted assumptions about issues and practices" and critical action as "action based on critical thinking" (page 56).
By adopting this definition of critical thinking and applying their learning in education contexts, students can: (The list above is based on Smyth (2000), page 507.)A description of models for teaching and learning in physical education that illustrates a continuum of approaches, from a 'teaching by telling' approach to an approach that requires teachers and students to engage in critical thinking, can be found in Appendix 3.
Knowing and understanding yourself is an underappreciated path to happiness.
(8) We’ve already seen how your quality of life largely depends on the quality of your decisions, but equally as important is the quality of your thoughts.