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Old January 2 2010, 10:52 PM   #2589
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Re: The Official STAR TREK Grading & Discussion Thread [SPOILERS]

Wynterhawk wrote: View Post
No, it means critically thinking about a movie. If you want to blindly swallow the movie as is that's your prerogative.
I don't think people who are sufficiently emotionally invested in the film (meaning the lack a basic moral commitment critical thinking) should be urged to apply logic in situations like this. They nearly always resent such attempts, attack the suggester, and become even more hostile to rationality and those who follow such worldviews generally.

Good thinking is a process of growth, step by step, and objective, reasonable people should acknowledge this applies to themselves and others - which is really difficult with zealots. Nevertheless, we are obligated to a higher standard than those who have not had our educational/experiential advantages. Yes?
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