“Rethinking Critical Thinking With the Help of Carl Sagan”

 

The late Dr. Carl Sagan
Carl Sagan (1934-1996), standing beside a model of the Viking Mars lander
(Wikimedia Commons public domain photo)

 

It won’t surprise many who know me or know much about my thinking that I’m not an unalloyed fan of the late astronomer and science popularizer Carl Sagan.  But I like this piece, and I like the principles from Sagan that it sets forth — even if I think that Dr. Sagan himself violated them from time to time on some very big issues:

 

http://www.realclearscience.com/blog/2017/04/20/rethinking_critical_thinking_with_the_help_of_carl_sagan.html

 

Posted from Park City, Utah

 

 

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