Critical thinking

Problem solving personal rules

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Personal problem solving rules are great aids in quick and assured real-life problem solving. In our routine decision making we use many generally known problem solving rules. But in some special occasions you solve a particularly difficult problem by analyzing and forming a special personal problem solving rule...

Use of problem solving rules

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Highly efficient problem solving special rules are created from successful problem solving experiences.

During our lives we create useful rules that we have found to work well for us. Some of these rules are known to most people around, but when we believe in such a rule, we own it for personal use more effectively...

Simple Logic analysis

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We frequently use the term ‘logic’. People who use logic to back up their comments, decisions or actions are considered as logical. Sometimes this term is interchangeably used with the term ‘rational’. People who do not behave or act according to commonly accepted norms are termed as irrational. Human beings do not always follow stringent logic. Nevertheless ‘logic’ is a well-defined technical term; there is nothing vague in ‘logic’...

360 degree analysis approach for solving daily life problems

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The Decision Analyst or DA has to look at the problem from all angles rather than from his own point of view. This goes a long way in proper problem modeling and solution, satisfying the need of all stakeholders. Application of this principle becomes very useful in Complex Project management, Conflict resolution, Negotiation and Counseling among other such problems...

Cockroaches and humans

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Homo-sapiens can be considered to be the most aggressive of all animal life forms on earth. They not only kill all other life for need and for pleasure, they also kill millions of themselves directly or indirectly. There is no other single species of life on earth as dangerous as the humans...

New Talk Old talk

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She said to me, “Tell me new things”.

We say things, talk, converse, gossip. Among friends, with a friend one-to-one, with our dear ones, with colleagues in workplace and with numerous other people like the shopkeeper, fellow traveler, bus conductor, doctor and so on...

Windows and doors

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I stood by my open narrow window. It was raining. Rain spears falling straight to soft mother earth, to the green leaves and to the roofs of the buildings yonder. Thin spears…it was rainy season…softly falling raindrops, making the whole world seem soft wet and comfortable. Dryness is lack of life. I projected myself through the narrow window...

Spots

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The view went on increasing its bounds. I could visualize in a few moments the heaps of houses in my crowded city, then the expanse of green countryside, on and on, up and away, the earth became a small spot in my viewscape...

Mind walk

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I stopped short and looked into my mind. It was not a good sight. At best it was a tolerable chaos—boulders and potholes strewn around with a few pleasant oasis, green and cool, restoring overall peace. A noticeable path zigzagged all the way to horizon. It was not an arrow-straight metal road...

In search of a bit of soil

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SOIL is the thin layer of earth's crust which serves as a natural medium for growth of plants. Soil is the birthplace for plants. And plants are essential for the life of all other life on earth including humans. Reasons are known even by children...

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