“Explain Like I’m Five,” a subreddit community on Reddit, challenges users to break complex topics down to the level that a child can understand. Technology philosopher Tom Chatfield posits that this is an excellent exercise for clarifying your thinking on any topic. His step-by-step approach to examining your thoughts can help you uncover why you think the way you do and expose the hidden assumptions that influence your reasoning. By understanding your own thoughts, you can communicate in a more meaningful way.
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Author and tech philosopher Tom Chatfield has a special interest in critical thinking. He wrote How to Think: Your Essential Guide to Clear, Critical Thought.
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