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QuestioningKat:

Make a short video that in some way communicates the importance of critical thinking.

What I like best about the Genesis video is the long build up and then the switcharoo. As a former believer, I think the front end of the video will be eaten up by the religious who could mistake the authorative dialogue as evidence for God's masterful creative abilities. And then blam! It's shown that God didn't say any of that, indeed what is written is the exact opposite.

The final sentence about public policy is good for a number of reasons. However, for me, it seems an instant problem arises for the believer and they must make a decision: choose faith or think critically. I don't think the other videos offer that perspective quite as well, if at all.

Mike

Thu, 19 Jul 2012 13:17:08 UTC | #949568