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"It is a capital mistake to theorize before you have all the evidence. It biases the judgement." - Sherlock Holmes




Free Think University offers multi-media courses about The Great Ideas that shape our culture. Based on inquiries from our students, we curate a collection of some of the best content from some of the world’s leading thinkers, creating a forum for the age-old contest of ideas. A pioneer in the “learn-to-earn” movement, Free Think U rewards students with scholarships for college and other life experiences.




Should We Be Concerned About the Explosion of Zika?

Thu, Jan 28, 2016

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By Sabrina Tavernise | Officials from the World Health Organization said on Thursday that the Zika virus was “spreading explosively” in the Americas and announced that they would convene an emergency meeting on Monday to decide whether to declare a public health emergency. “The level of alarm is extremely high,” [...]

Should the Infamous Donald Trump Be Banned?

Wed, Jan 20, 2016

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By Alexandra Gibbs | Members of the U.K. parliament are set to debate whether Donald Trump should be banned from entering the country, after more than half a million people signed an online petition calling for U.S. presidential candidate to be barred. A petition was drawn up following the controversial comments made by the Republican [...]

Post MLK Reflection: Does Nonviolent Protest Work?

Tue, Jan 19, 2016

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By Syreeta McFadden | In 1968, when my father was a teenage boy in Memphis, Martin Luther King Jr. went there to support the city’s striking sanitation workers. He marched with King and thousands of other protesters, and in the violence that erupted afterward, the police shot another black boy, Larry Payne. They claimed he was a looter. [...]
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Rob
Founders Circle Member
“Free Think University is great in that each course bolsters critical thinking, and in the end, as a student, I am able to take a stance based on my own decision.”
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Brittney
Florida State University
“Free Think University has the potential to be . . . a Khan Academy for the Big Questions that students are asking, shaping the way we view the world and our ability to impact it. Free Think U can be that, and I’m excited to be a part of it.”
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Jon
Harvard University
“The name Free Think University is self-explanatory – it’s a place where you can think for yourself. This approach to learning promotes critical, creative thinking. It’s about open and informed and civil expression of ideas – sometimes with people who disagree with you. Where else is that happening in my generation?”
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Jonathan
Appalchian State University
“Students are rarely encouraged to think carefully about issues from outside of a politically correct viewpoint. I appreciate how Free Think U is doing a great job of challenging that system.”
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Hannah
Scholarship Winner
“As a leader in the financial services industry, I see too many people spend too much on higher education – without a strategic commitment to make sure that the students they are sponsoring are thinking critically about life’s most important questions. That’s why I’m a founding member of Free Think University.”
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Tim
Founders Circle Member
“Free Think U is doing a remarkable job of providing students with course experiences that are both pertinent to current events and to the bigger questions in life. It provides a perfect blend of topics that will keep a student engaged in the issues of today’s world.”
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Samuel
Valparaiso University
“I like Free Think U because they provide courses that lay out the 'non-PC' position and fairly contrast it with the other side.”
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Will
High School Senior
“Free Think U has great potential to revitalize the entire education system because it creates a learning environment where students are required to think for themselves. The effects of training students to think well is that they will be able to engage the world as an individual thinker, rather than as a parrot.”
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Leah
Grove City College