Top Tips on Everyday Critical Thinking

“Not to be absolutely certain is, I think, one of the essential things in rationality” – Bertrand Russell.

Russell’s insight into the importance of doubt forms the basis for this webinar on critical thinking by GDSI’s Eastern Partnership Civil Society Facility. If you’ve ever wondered how you can make decisions from a place of objectivity establishing fact and increasing impact then this is the webinar for you!

Often when confronted with difficult decisions we believe what we want to believe and the brain opts for speed over accuracy, this can be useful, however, there are certain decisions that require a more rounded approach. It becomes important to evaluate arguments, know your biases and challenge assumptions to dig deeper and strengthen your leadership to identify problems and create solutions when most needed.

Eileen Wagner, Programme Director at Simply Secure, a design non-profit working on the usability of public interest technology, offers invaluable advice on understanding arguments, behaviour and perception.