Differences Between Critical and Creative Thinking

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   Differences Between Critical and Creative Thinking Section 5151  Name: Winitorn Tangwiroon. ID: 1551001271. Order No: 22  Name: Pattareeya Narayaem. ID: 1551006628. Order NO: 55  Differences between critical and creative thinking What is critical thinking? Critical thinking is the way of thinking clearly and reasonable (Paul and Scriven, n.d.). Critical thinking is a skill that good for most people because critical thinking helps people to live in the real world. People may think that people with a lot of knowledge and high experience can be better critical thinker than the other but it is not. It depends on people who know how to use the information to solve the problem. Critical thinking skill can also help people to think of the possible thing that people can do. People with critical thinking skill can do many things. For example, they can know the reasonable relationship between the ideas. Also they can describe, build and access the opinion. Furthermore, critical thinking skill can help people know the right or wrong. Also it helps people to see the simple mistake that they make. It leads to solve problem automatically. The important purpose is critical thinking help to defend people from their own belief and values (Critical, n.d.). What is creative thinking? Creative thinking is imaginary of building new idea that different from the existence ideas. The idea that has been design must be useful and suit for the purpose. Creative thinking consists of three things, which are new idea, useful and suitable. For new idea, creative thinking it mean that people need good imaginary to develop idea, and if those idea are similar to idea which already been use, the idea will not be popular. In addition, the idea needs to be useful. In other word, the idea must be possible to be  build. For example, if I am a architecture and I design a building which having no  basement and no floor which connect to the ground or you can say flying building. As I have finished design it, no one will be interest at my building at all. This is because of the building cannot be build in real life. Furthermore, the idea must be suitable for the purpose. If the buyer want me to design wheel for sport car but I give them the design of tuck’s wheel. It will not be fit with the car. Therefore people which creative thinking might need to follow those factors. Also creative thinking can happen in two ways. The first way is start from imaginary then back to reality. It happens from our dream and imaginary, which is just an idea, and the dream that is not yet become true. So there are motivation for people to make those dream come true. For the second way, it starts from knowledge and then continues developing to the new stuff. It  happens from people collect new information and mixes them with the information. After that they will can create the new idea or develop the old idea into the new idea, which we never have been there before, to find the better solution. The creative thinking normally have the pattern of itself. The processes consist of three important stages, which are target, idea, and evaluation. Not every people can have the same creative idea. It depends on each people’s attitude and personality. Also the motivation, reasonable and environment of different people can also affect the creative skill. For example, for the love story author to start write the book, he or she need to the motive, fantasy dream, and knowledge. So the book can be interesting, strange and people will pay attention on. Creative thinking is similar to the switch of light bulb. It can be switch on and off. For some situation, it is better to switch on to see the brighter way in front of us but sometime it should be switch off because it getting too hot. However, hope all people have the bright way to think of an idea and  be ready to turn it on and off for all the time. It is better than no more light for us. The creative thinking is the start of the development for the improvement to make thing different from now. Also it help us to thinking differently because if we think the same as other, we will never become outstanding same as the project’s topic that always present in front of the class. However, if you show something different, you will become outstanding and interesting. The Differences Between Creative Thinking and Critical Thinking Creative thinking and Critical thinking are about thinking to make decision, analyze and solve problem. However, the way of thinking of creative and critical is different. There are three main differences, which are instruction, purposes and result. First of all, instruction is mainly separate critical thinking and creative thinking. For the word instruction, we mean the way to think. For creative thinking,  people will not relate to decision-making and there is no limit. People can imagine of new think all the time without ending. On the other hand, critical thinking is not the same as creative thinking. Critical thinking involve in decision-making. Critical thinking has to thinking in the box, which mean have to be sensible and realistic. People also can think that critical thinking is like living in the world but creative thinking is like living on the moon. In addition, critical thinking is the way of thinking with the information that already exists. Also it uses information to make them better. In contrast, creative thinking is not like critical thinking, it does not use information  that already exists. It likes creates new theory of your self. For example, you can think of critical thinking as finance department. They use financial status to develop the company to make more profit. They can reduce the wages if the wages in the account is too high. However, for the creative thinking, you can imagine of marketing department. In marketing department, there are several jobs but you can just think of advertising. In this role, people need to have high imagination because the need to develop new advertisement which have to catch attention. To catch attention, it has to  be something that people never see them before. So those people who design the advertisement need creative skill to complete the job. Purpose is another differences that we can separate them. The purposes of  both thinking are different. Both of them can be good thinking but they have to use in a suitable purpose. For creative thinking, as I have mention before, it the way of thinking without limit therefore it is good for catch attention. It also is good for  people to see the world differently. For example, J.K. Rowling, a woman who wrote Harry Potters, has a wonderful creative thinking skill. She can imagine of the world difference from real world. She can write a book and think of the magic world. Her  book is easy for people to imagine and see what she up to. That is why it is fun. On the other hand, critical thinking can help people to see the real world and accept it. Critical thinking is the way of thinking truly and clearly. Therefore, most of the time is the fact because that information they have analyzed is from the database. Lastly, the result is also different. For the critical thinking, the result can make  people to make judgment for the next move. It like playing chess, you can use see how your opponent play buy looking at opponent’s history games. You can know the other player style and how he going to move the next move. It same as use other information to see how will other companies do. So your company can do something  before other did. Also it is the way that you can respond the market first. Therefore the result, it will be fix on the information because there are not many possibility choices to choose. However, for the creative thinking, the result will be something differences. There will be no fix result. For example, painter paint one picture out, there can be many meaning for it. So it is different from critical thinking the result will be in range of the logic. In conclusion, the mainly difference between critical and creative thinking is the way of thinking. Furthermore, the smaller points of difference that add up are the
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