The goal of this book is to improve your logical-reasoning skills. These skills are also called "critical thinking skills." They are a complex weave of abilities that help you get someone's point/ generate reasons for your own point/ evaluate the reasons given by others/ decide what or what not to do/ decide what information to accept or reject/ explain a complicated idea/ apply conscious quality control as you think/ and resist propaganda. Your most important critical thinking skill is your skill at making judgments─not snap judgments that occur in the blink of an eye/ but those that require careful reasoning. This book is also available as an adaptable Word file.