Recently there has been a sharp decline in critical thinking – listening thoughtfully and evaluating different points of view objectively on an issue. Rather, partisan and often uncivil tribal loyalty is dominating the discourse, and Americans are more and more getting their information and opinions from media vehicles that already agree and reinforce their going-in opinions. Other points of view are ignored. We are planning to structure the sessions as debates where both sides of each issue are covered, thus demonstrating critical thinking in action. For each debate there will be a moderator Thursday, July 11 – August 15, 2019 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM Spaulding Auditorium Member Series Ticket: $95 Non-Member Series Ticket: $120 Single Session Ticket: $25 (Click on the specific date below to register or pay at the door) Dartmouth College Students, Staff, Faculty: Present your Dartmouth College ID on the day of a lecture for free admission.