Stanley Milgram Tried to Warn Us

Do you ever feel like you’re the only sentient being in a sea of robots? Whether it’s the latest headline, a new social movement, or a government directive, there’s a disturbing trend of people just accepting information at face value and then feverishly repeating and defending it.  I’m pretty confident there’s a connection between this […]

How to Protect Your Kids from the Media Trap

How do we keep our kids from falling victim to the media trap? As parents, it’s our responsibility to not only provide for our kids but also to guide them in becoming informed and responsible adults. One important aspect of this is helping them navigate the world of news and information. In this digital age, […]

395. What’s the Difference Between Critical Theory & Critical Thinking?

Critical Theory and Critical Thinking both have the word “critical” in them, but why is one concept considered to be a good way of thinking and the other not as good? What does the word “critical” mean and why is it important to know the difference? Here’s a transcript of our conversation: Ronni: Hey, Brittany. […]

233. What Is Critical Thinking?

Being critical and thinking independently is a challenge, no matter how old you are or how much you’ve accomplished. But it’s one of the most important things you can ever learn how to do. Here’s a transcript of our conversation: Emma: Hi, Brittany. Brittany: Hi, Emma. Emma: So, today I want to talk about something called critical thinking. this […]