What Happened To Our Critical Thinking?
Americans have lost the ability to think critically.
To many of us the talking heads have made it easy to just pick up the sound bite without us doing any independent reasoning. This became more apparent to me with the Rittenhouse trial. What did it say to us as a nation and as parents?
When the two deaths and one wounding occurred, Kyle Rittenhouse, the shooter, was 17 years old. He said when he testified at his trial that he owned an M&P 15 assault type rifle because it was cool. A seventeen-year old’s judgement led to a fateful…