there such a thing as Common Sense?
Part 1 - Introduction
People often refer to their knowledge and skills as common sense. While
this seems familiar and sensible, there needs to be a closer
examination of just what common sense is, and is not. This series of
web 4 pages will help explore the concept, and maybe change some of
Spend a moment trying to define "Common Sense".
Ask yourself, "What kinds of things are Common Sensical?"
- How many functional teats (milking nipples) does a cow have?
- Lobsters must be cooked while alive. They make a high pitched
"screaming" noise when put in boiling water to cook. They only make
this sound when put in tail first, not when put in head first.
- A TV ad from a Law Firm says: "The insurance companies didn't
make billions of dollars by PAYING claims."
- Is this true?
- What EXACTLY is being said?
- Have they made Billions of Dollars?
- How have they made money?
Let's try a Common Sense Test in
|Last Modified: May 17, 2010