As humans we have a natural sense of curiosity. We are constantly trying to find ways to solve the complex problems that we face on a daily basis. However with a lack of critical thinking and reasoning skills, and an influx of outside sources that creates a sense of confusion and entitlement, many complex problems are being put on the back burner. This issue was addressed in great detail in the book The Anti-Education Era: Creating Smarter Students Through Digital Learning by James Paul Gee.
In this paper, I will discuss how these issues, specifically how the influx of information creates more issues in critical thinking and problems solving.