What Rights Do Thinkers Possess?

Posted by M ws On Thursday, August 16, 2012 1 comments
Who is a thinker? A thinker is a sovereign individual who deliberately values the natural rights of thinkers.

The School of Thinking supports the natural rights of thinkers. Here is a first draft of ten thinkers rights which are supported by the School of Thinking.

The Universal Declaration of Thinkers Rights

1. As thinkers, we have the right to use thinking in a quiet and confident manner.

2. As thinkers, we have the right to have pride in our thinking skill.

3. As thinkers, we have the right to use that skill and to consider a “thinking reaction” rather than a reaction based on emotion or experience alone. The thinking might make use of experience and emotion, but these would be part of the thinking instead of controlling it.

4. A thinker has the right to escape from current views of situations and to search for much better views of situations.

5. A thinker has the universal right to be wrong.

6. A thinker does not have to defend a point of view at all costs. There is the right to see other points of view and the right to design a much better decision.

7. A thinker has the right to acquire wisdom or to seek it out wherever it may be found. Wisdom is quite distinct from the sort of cleverness that is taught in school. Cleverness may be useful for dealing with set puzzles or defending local truths but wisdom is required for designing a safer future.

8. A thinker has the right to get on with his or her own work and to get along with other thinkers and if things go wrong a thinker has the right to think things through and to fix them without creating a fuss.

9. A thinker has the right to spell out the factors involved in a situation and also the reasons behind a decision.

10. Above all, a thinker has the right to be asked to think about something, to focus thinking in a deliberate manner upon any subject. Thinking can be used as a tool by the thinker at will. The use of this tool can be enjoyable whatever the outcome. This applied thinking is practical–the sort of thinking that is required to get things done.

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1 comments to What Rights Do Thinkers Possess?

  1. says:

    modernlifeisrubbish Dear MWS,

    Haha, i liked declaration number 7 the best.

    May i add another:
    Any person irrespective of her/his race (human or otherwise), ethnicity, skin colour, religion (or not), size, body smell, quantity (or lack) of hair on head or chest, can be a thinker. There is no limit to how much weight a person can put on his brain as the mind can absorb an infinite amount of thoughts, but whether those thoughts come from a careful, reasoned thinking or rash, imprudent thinking is solely the prerogative of the thinker.

    Have a great weekend and happy Hari Raya holidays.

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