Think about Politicians who, when confronted with a question such as:
I hope you can tell that this answer has nothing whatsoever to do with the question, if you think about it.
Thinking is an important skill to learn, particularly if you want to learn. Yes, I know that is a circular statement. You need to learn to think so that you can think to learn. You will just have to do your best. Maybe The Way We Know can provide a little help as well.
Can you explain why your government did this bad thing when last in power?
Well the other party did two of those things when it was in power.
The answer is typically:
If you want something to think about, take some inspiration from this girl.
You can’t learn very much without thinking and thinking can be improved with good practice.
Good thinking might not just happen, you will probably need to develop it yourself.