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Found on the Watson Critical Thinking Blog is this awesome graphic, featuring some of the best thinkers, doers, and inventors over the centuries. A good insight from this list: it is not confined to scientists, showing that critical thinking is applicable to many disciplines, interests, and occupations. On our part we’ve featured critical thinkers from various fields, and in the future we will definitely highlight the names included on this graphic as well.

Good stuff.

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On The Big Picture, an allusion of how the Apple story could have made a nice gospel story:

As a long time Apple fanboy going back to my 1990 Mac Classic, I find this brilliant:

1. a creation myth highlighting the counter-cultural origin and emergence of the Apple Mac as a transformative moment;

2. a hero myth presenting the Mac and its founder Jobs as saving its users from the corporate domination of the PC world;

3. a satanic myth that presents Bill Gates as the enemy of Mac loyalists;and, finally,

4. a resurrection myth of Jobs returning to save the failing company…

This originally appeared on the Atlantic Journal.

Is it a wonder that Apple products have such a rabid following bordering on religious fervor, with customers buying and defending their products despite their flaws (read: Iphone 4)?

“Sent from my BlackBerry® wireless handheld”

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