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Critical Thinking

Individual Assignment










PRAMNATH A/L SHANMUGAM

IOC000013



QUESTION 1
Violates with the guideline which is to "ask questions; be willing to wonder" and
"consider other interpretations" due to the statement for not asking any questions and
did not state any other interpretations.


Question 2
Violates with the guideline "tolerate uncertainty" as the question made a conclusion
without any solid proof or evidence.

Question 3
Violates with the guideline " Consider other interpretations" as the statement smoking
marijuana causes people to crave more potent drugs is not considered as other
interpretations.
Question 4
Violates with the guideline "examine the evidence" as Jezebel did not gather enough
evidence and also to check how far its true on whether the pain reliever really works.
Question 5
Violates with the guideline which is to "ask questions ;be willing to wonder", "don't use
either/ or thinking or over generalize and "avoid emotional reasoning". This is because
there is no question asked as this statement involves emotions with the use of the word
either. Giving only one option for the other party as he or she may decide not to be part
of anything.
Question 6
Violates with the guideline "avoid emotional reasoning" and "tolerate uncertainty" due to
the statement which involves emotions with the term disgusted and also there's no
uncertainty with the statement like they don't know anything for sure.
Question 7
Violates with the guideline " ask questions ;be willing to wonder" as it was stated it
would be a waste of time to look for ways to prevent the problem.

Question 8
Violates with the guideline which is "avoid emotional reasoning" and "dont use either/ or
thinking or over generalize. This is due to the generalization in the statement different
ethnic can't live together and gut feeling which involves emotional reasoning.
Question 9
Violates with the guideline "define the problem' and "examine the evidence" as the
problem has not been identified in a proper manner and also assumptions has been
made without a solid proof or evidence.
Question 10
Violates with the guideline "don't use either/ or thinking or over generalize" and "analyze
assumptions and biases" as assumptions, biases and generalizing people are involved
in the statement other introductory classes student are less good looking and less
intelligent.
Question 12
Violates with the guideline "avoid emotional reasoning" as the sons reasons were all
based on emotions such as the line i feel like i could just take off and fly.
Question 13
Violates with the guideline "analyze assumptions and biases" as most psychologist are
skeptical about it.

Question 14
Violates the guideline" avoid emotional reasoning" and also "tolerate uncertainty" as
tired of thinking involves emotions and may also directly create an option to allow
uncertainty.