What we're about
Critical thinking is the process of forming an opinion using logic and facts. Should we all be vegetarian? Are sports competitions a form of war? Do we have free will? Is bubble tea better than coffee? These are questions we can evaluate using critical thinking.
Critical thinking is also a method that allows us to question information we are confronted with (how accurate are the claims of my neighbor's sister's friend's facebook post?) and to check our biases (I can't find any flaw in that person's logic, and yet I still don't accept their argument; am I biased against them?).
In this meetup we meet once a month to discuss a theme or a question, sometimes serious (are we all inherently evil?), sometimes less so (is it OK to have a virtual romantic partner?).
Depending on how many people show up to each session, the discussion can be autonomous or moderated. In any case you are invited to discuss respectfully, to listen to each other and to use critical thinking to formulate your opinion. If time allows I might even decide to give crash courses in critical thinking.
ONE IMPORTANT THING: members should have enough mastery of the English language to understand arguments made by other members and formulate fluently their own. Do not use this meetup for the main purpose of improving your English skills!
If you have any question, feel free to message me. Hope to see many of you at our next session!