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Category: Critical Thinking

“Only by changing education can our children compete with machines”

Only by changing education can our children compete with machines.

Jack Ma says only by changing education can our children compete with machines

With just 4 days to go until our Annual Meeting, here's Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma discussing how education must change to empower future generations."Everything we teach should be different from machines". Read more: http://wef.ch/2E6fH2p

Posted by World Economic Forum on Thursday, January 17, 2019

Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma discussing how education must change to empower future generations.

Political Parties and Group Think, ugh

Looking back to the time the United States decided to invade Iraq we seemed to come together as a nation.  France, Germany, and Russia pleaded with us to not do it.  We, as a result, stopped eating at French restaurants and started calling French fries American fries.  Most of us will now agree that that invasion of Iraq was an expensive mistake.

If we are Red Sox fans we dislike anything Yankees, same with Dodgers and Giants.  We either like Fords or we like Chevys.  We don’t need facts to make these decisions.

It seems that it is human instinct to become emotionally attached and we don’t need reasons to do so, we will make those up as we go or accept what we hear that is in line with our emotionally based decisions.  This causes us to be susceptible to group think.

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Timing Timing Timing

I wanted to give a shout out to this Face the Nation interview with Daniel Pink.

https://www.cbsnews.com/videos/author-daniel-pink-shares-scientific-secrets-of-perfect-timing/

There Is A Difference Between News and Editorials

Newspapers provide news and editorials.  It is the editorials that slant the truth to the opinions of the owners.  The same is true of television where there are news shows and there are opinion shows. 

When we watch these shows we need to remember which ones we are watching.  We can be very gullible and opinion shows take advantage of the gullible person.  

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