It is Much Easier to Believe Than Think

One of the great tragedies of modern education is that most people are not taught to think critically. The majority of the world’s people, those of the West included, are taught to believe rather than to think. It is much easier to believe than think.

Haki Madhubuti, poet, lecturer, founder and director emeritus of the Gwendolyn Brooks Center for Black Literature and Creative Writing, and the director of the MFA degree program in creative writing at Chicago State University.

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One response to “It is Much Easier to Believe Than Think

  • Megan McKenna

    argh! So upset to see this written on paper! There are a lot of people out there i consider lazy for this very reason. What is going on?

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