Marketplace of Thought:
Marketplace in Siauliai, Mstislav Dobuzhinsky
“I admire men and women who have developed the questing spirit, who are unafraid of new ideas as steppingstones to progress. We should of course respect the opinions of others, but we should also be unafraid to dissent – if we are informed. Thoughts and expressions compete in the marketplace of thought and in that competition truth emerges triumphant. Only error fears freedom of expression…” Hugh B. Brown
Note: The following is a rough draft of a brief critical thinking and scientific literacy assessment. Please feel free to comment with your feedback. What do you like? What don’t you like? What do you think will work better?
The aim is to produce a brief survey that requires takers to think and communicate about their habits of thought in order to assess competence in critical thinking and scientific literacy.
Finally, The Additional Resources at the bottom of the page are for your own enjoyment. The completed survey should be about as brief as the rough draft of only six questions that appears immediately below.