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# Common patterns of fallacious reasoning are endemic to

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Common patterns of fallacious reasoning are endemic to everyday life and once adopted cannot be corrected. Poor reasoning skills waste public and private money, make people less efficient and productive, and diminish our national capacity to compete abroad. But within the past few years, a â€œthinking skillsâ€

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06 Mar 2005, 20:18
(D) seems like a good choice. Improved thought process (decision making) does not equat to sound reasoning.

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06 Mar 2005, 20:23
"B"....first line author says...."once adopted, it can't be corrected", but then says one can be trained.

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06 Mar 2005, 22:16
ah.. B makes sense now. I couldn't understand what B meant earlier on.

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07 Mar 2005, 12:28
B. lies in the first statement itself.

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