Critique versus Criticism

Yesterday I wrote about criticism.

Whatever you want to call it, constructive criticism, or feedback, or something else, it’s almost uniformly hard.

But it’s necessary.

Thinking critically helps make everything better. So finding a way to do criticism better makes everything better.

How about we change the narrative?

Would thinking of it as critique rather than criticism help?

Perception is reality.

The perception of criticism is that it draws attention to the state of being wrong right now.

But critique invites us instead to think of the possibility of a state of being better, soon.

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