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Critical Thinking- Worksheet 2 Distinguish which of the below is an argument and which is not. If it is an argument, put it into standard form . 1. Men expect to tell women things, not to be told things by them, or even to explore a subject together. (March Fasteau, The Male Machine , 1975) 2. But why wouldn’t you apply for a job even if it’s beneath you? What does that mean, anyway? I mean, what does it imply to say that such-and-such a job is beneath you? 3. People who are wealthy are so because of ability, so we should respect them. 4. “I think it’s about time there was ‘the pill’ for men!” “Yeah, right.” [laughing] 5. We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. (Thomas Jefferson) 6. I am definitely against the death penalty. First of all, it’s applied discriminately— more black-skinned people and low-income people get the death penalty. Second, there is always the possibility of wrongful conviction. Third, the death penalty doesn’t act as a deterrent, because people who commit crimes punishable by death generally don’t think ahead—or they aren’t deterred by the death penalty. 7. Dave Mundy from Caistor Centre, Ontario, went over the falls in a barrel in 1985 and lived. Several summers ago Dave attempted to shoot Niagara Falls
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