Tag: critical thinking

THE INFORMATION APOCALYPSE, PART V: THE FOURTH ESTATE

It is twice as hard to crush a half-truth as a whole lie. Austin ...

LYKKE’S LITTLE THREE-LEGGED STOOL (PART 2)

This was never meant to be the be all and the end all…let’s remember ...

LYKKE’S LITTLE THREE-LEGGED STOOL (PART 1)

The Vice [Chief of Staff] of the Army…came to the War College…and the first ...

BOOK LOVERS NEED APPLY: A DUSTY SHELVES PODCAST

One of the things we’re trying to do is encourage people…to start talking about ...

ESTIMATING THE SITUATION: INTUITION, DELIBERATION, OR A THIRD WAY?

To delay action in an emergency because of insufficient information shows a lack of ...

THE VALUE OF INQUIRY

…he offered a surprising unsolicited opinion. He shrugged his shoulders and quipped that staff ...

IS “VUCA” A USEFUL TERM OR IS IT ALL “VUCA’ED” UP?

To treat our own time period as though it is somehow exceptional feels intellectually ...

POLICY SUCCESS VS. INTEL FAILURE?

Failure is not just the result of one part of the equation. [Sometimes] you ...

THE ART OF GAMING: STRATEGIC EDITION

Gaming is a useful method for educating Army strategists. … Command and General Staff ...

THINKING CRITICALLY ABOUT CRITICAL THINKING — A PODCAST

In a hierarchical organization like the military…we have a hard time having very honest ...