Having a clear understanding of the main attributes for critical thinking as stated above are the main attributes for critical thinking.
Person 2 (a critical thinking reply): I believe because i was brought up to believe what i believe and i have respect for what i beleive in and my religion, on the other hand i understand where your coming from and i value ur opinion and question, what are your ideas and philosies of a greater being ?
Person 1: How can u belive in God when u cant see him or anything ?
Person 2: it is what i choose to believe in just like you choose not believe but i value and respect your opinion on the subject .
as you can see person 2 was open to criticism about believing in God and he replied understanding the other persons arguement and had respect for it. To be able to think critically you have to respect your fellow human beings opinions and thought process in order to understand him/her properly.
Teaches you how to be an argumentative, big-headed fool in life. (and possibly debates)
Class; -groans in utter dismay and boredom-
"I made a Critical Thinking Joke the other day."
"You sad, sad, sad person."