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In My Opinion

In My Opinion

In My Opinion.

Required Resources
Read/review the following resources for this activity:

· Textbook: Chapter 10, 11

· Lesson

· Minimum of 1 scholarly source (in addition to the textbook)

Initial Post Instructions
Consider one of the following current social issues – or one of your choice:

· Opioid crisis

· Legalization of recreational or medical marijuana

· Vaping

· Immigration

· Elimination of the electoral college

· Gun control

For the initial post, address the following:

· State your position on one of these issues – are you for, against, or neutral? Explain why. Avoid vagueness or ambiguity in your response. Make your position very clear.

· Examine how you have formed that opinion.

o How well do you think you know the facts?

o Do you know and understand statistical information that applies to the issue?

o Do you think you have formed your opinion using only System-1 thinking, or have you applied System-2?

o What part have heuristics, cognitive bias, and dominance structuring played in how you have formed your opinions?