What Must an Educated Person Know?

Source: Information Liberation, Sep 2009

  1. The ability to define problems without a guide.
  2. The ability to ask hard questions which challenge prevailing assumptions.
  3. The ability to work in teams without guidance.
  4. The ability to work absolutely alone.
  5. The ability to persuade others that your course is the right one.
  6. The ability to discuss issues and techniques in public with an eye to reaching decisions about policy.
  7. The ability to conceptualize and reorganize information into new patterns.
  8. The ability to pull what you need quickly from masses of irrelevant data.
  9. The ability to think inductively, deductively, and dialectically. 
  10. The ability to attack problems heuristically.
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