Discuss ways in which you feel “expertise” in your own actions. How did you gain expertise? What other areas would you like to develop expertise, and how will you?
Discuss ways your mind might be “made up” and even intransigent. What are the origins of your own “motivated reasoning?” What are the benefits and costs of this?
Other than Newton, Darwin, or Einstein, what thinkers do you strive to emulate, and why?