One of the reasons why we have to be able to read critically, using critical approach in reading and understanding information, is because our reality is shaped by what we read.
We should not let our reality be defined by information coming from others’ way of seeing the world. Rather, we must use our critical thinking to construct our reality.
Our reality is co-constructed. It’s a product of collective construction. In that space of collective construction, we always have two choices: sitting quietly and accepting all information coming and defining our reality, or taking a critical stance and performing a synthesis of information so that you can use critical lenses and construct your version of reality.
I take the second one