Thanks Critical thinking is definitely in ever shorter supply. There are just far too many black boxes that we rely upon, too many assumptions made by our young people. I really worry that the classic education of being made to think and then think again is quickly eroding, to be replaced by, I don't know, Rosetta Stone.
I think you have said it well. I have juniors under me who cannot think beyond their computer or smartphone. The 'is this a reasonable answer' ability is missing in all of them.
That I atribute to a lack of critical questioning as a component to thier current 'learning paths'.
True. Attention on me please!!! Spotlight! Accolade!
More and more ways of marketing "individuality" to individuals devoid of both attention and individuality. That's actually a great subject for another blog article, Keith - the Selling of Me or alternatively Buying Myself.
Basically, as the population grows and the individual becomes even more of a cog, anything that can restore or provide even a smidgen of light on them will be considered valuable. Example A: Facebook.
I was speaking of commercial tatoo parlors. Not prisons. Maybe these digital tatoo guns could also be loaded with a tattoo eraser? Or switch to "suck" instead of "blow"? I'm getting too old ! The popularity of tatoos these days confounds me! Only ugly people used to get them. Now beautiful women get them !?$#@@#*****
Are Epson Inks aproved for TATOOS? I never had a desire to get a tatoo. But surely there is some standard for regulating toxicity levals of inks used for tatoos(?)
Hehe, yep, snapshots you can wear...
Cripes... I can just imagine an 'app' for the various smartphones that converts pictures into tattoo-ready artwork.