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Clear Thinking Quiz

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Question 1

List as many of the guidelines for clear thinking as you can.





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Question 2

List out as many of the common clear thinking errors as you are able.





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Question 3

You find yourself disagreeing with someone about something factual and something you are certain about. List out some possible root causes of the disagreement.





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Question 4

Is it possible, using fair statistical testing, to prove with a high level of statistical confidence that something is correlated even though it is not?





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Question 5

What possible explanations can you think of for why people will continue to believe in certain causal relationships even though there is no evidence to support them?





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Question 6

List some ways you can improve your clear thinking skills.





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Question 7

List some of the characteristics of arguments where there is a lack of application of clear thinking principles.





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Question 8

You have a very strong gut reaction relating to a decision you need to make. Should you go with it?

a. Yes.
b. No, ignore it, and make the decision in a structured manner.
c. It depends. Is so, on what?





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Clear Thinking Quiz: Scoring

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