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Rethinking not only improves our rational ability as an individual but also helps our society progress by developing scientific temper.

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How Emotionally Intelligent People Use the ‘Rule of Rethinking’ to Think Like Scientists

How Emotionally Intelligent People Use the ‘Rule of Rethinking’ to Think Like Scientists

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When presented with a new perspective or new information, resist the urge to dismiss it and try to listen carefully then examine it considering the evidence you have.

Instead of being convinced like a Preacher, that you are right and wanting to prove the other wrong like a Prosecutor, while trying to win approval like a Politician, look for reasons why you could be wrong and not just right.

  • Why do I feel so strongly about what I believe?
  • Do I know all the facts?
  • How might my emotions be influencing what I believe?
  • Might I be remembering something wrong?

By reminding ourselves that "Sometimes I'm wrong" and it's normal.

  1. Improves your listening skills.
  2. Better interpersonal bonding with others when they feel listened to and not dismissed.
  3. Emotional Regulation: You learn to emotionally regulate and be more rational.
  4. Acceptance and learning from others: When an emotionally regulated and ...

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