Critical and Creative Thinking Review Questions
Answer one question per week be sure to answer every part of each question.
Complete the Critical and Creative review questions due as indicated below:
It is generally assumed that most people who are blind or deaf would prefer to be sighted or hearing. Imagine that you are Helen Keller and describe only the advantages of not having sight or hearing.
Children of today have far less free time (after-school structured activities, organized sports, and part-time jobs during high school) and far more access to television, computers, and video games. How might the lack of free, unstructured time affect the development and expression of creativity and intelligence? Do computers increase or decrease creativity and intelligence? Do computers affect the way we think and process information?
Does childhood matter? Children are resilient and can often overcome some problems related to physical abuse, neglect separation from parents, mentally ill parents and inadequate parenting. When should society intervene to protect children? Should we all speak up and object when we see parents verbally abusing their children in supermarkets, restaurants, or parks? What if they are physically abusive? Why or why not?
What are the most important sources of stress in our society? What could be done to combat these stressors on a societal level? As an individual? What were20the most important stressors for you parents when they were you age? Do you have more or less stress in you life compared to your parents? What about your resources for coping white stress are they better than you parents? Why or why not?