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Letters to the Editor Sports Illustrated April 7, 2008 The author is making the following argument: It can be said that we are either ignoring the advancements we have made in science and technology, or we are living in the past. This is an example of a false dilemma fallacy. The author is trying to force his claim upon the readers that either his first statement is true or the second is true, but in fact both statements can indeed be false
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Unformatted text preview: (as they are in this instance). This is a bad argument as our society has shown several examples of applying our advancements, and on top of this the average lifespan has indeed surpassed the age of 50 as the article claims....
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This note was uploaded on 08/14/2008 for the course PHIL 110 taught by Professor Anderson during the Spring '08 term at San Diego State.

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