The Believing Game

The Believing Game is a thought exercise developed by Peter Elbow. He sees it as a necessary balance to the Doubting Game practiced in western culture under the name critical thinking.

Critical thinking asks one think flaws in thinking that looks right. The Believing Game asks for virtues in thinking that looks right. Elbow believed these two modes to be complimentary.

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