Federalist Papers – The Information Skill

Just so we don’t forget that this blog is about “Critical Skills,” let’s take a brief pause and consider one of the Critical Skills that was necessary to write these papers. Imagine yourself back in 1787 sitting at a small desk, the room lit by candle or lantern, only a quill and ink for writing, […]

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Federalist Papers – The “Production Skill” in Action

It should be pretty clear by now that the authors of the Federalist Papers were quite well-grounded in the “Critical Skills.” One of those skills – the “Production Skill” – rather simple in concept, but sometimes hard to actually do. The Production Skill, as you may recall, is often referred to as “making it happen.” […]

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The Impact of Critical Skills on America (#3 in Series)

The “Truth of the Matter” As described in post #2 of this series, any logical argument that will lead valid results depends upon the truth and validity of the information upon which the hypothesis is based. In other words, for a conclusion to be true and valid, the information that forms the hypothesis must be […]

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