Such data is collected through knowledge, experiences, perception, and observation. After the data has been collected, the individual engages the mind in an attempt to make the data useful to formulate a solution. Such a process defines critical thinking. Therefore, critical thinking represents the logical connection of the available resources (ideas) to formulate the desired outcome.
Just as necessity is the mother of invention, critical thinking is responsible for the decisions made on a daily basis. The importance of critical thinking lies on the different situations that individuals encounter. The sole reason why people think critically is to formulate the desired result. In most cases, the desired result is always a positive result. For example, it is imperative to think critically of how to connect with the audience during a speech presentation, play, or musical. In such cases, the presenter (s) cannot predict the reaction from the audience, but they can think through ideas on how to make the audience attached to the piece