Absence of critical thinking


Sir: The power of reality invention, in turn, depends on uncritical thinking among listeners. Critical thinking is discouraged officially in Pakistan. Thus, many Pakistanis accept assertions about all Jews being absent from the World Trade Centre on 9/11 and Osama not being in Abbottabad without demanding evidence. Many even believe the simultaneous assertion that Malala was not attacked at all and that she was attacked by the CIA without noticing the contradiction.


Syed Hamza Gilani 


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