Let Us Agree on Disagreement

To learn anything through listening to teachers and reading books we have to attend to arguments, evidence and explanations. Teachability is the virtue of being open to learning from others. Yet...

Yet, have you ever heard an argument that seems convincing on the surface but something about it just feels wrong? Where do you even begin to look for what is wrong in some presentation? Did you know that there are only four reasons for which you may disagree with someone's presentation? A trained critical thinker is able to name the reasons for disagreement. Can you? For too often, we can't find reasons to disagree, rather, we simply don't like what we are hearing.