PHI210 Discussion 4.docx - Hello All Fallacies are the single most annoying thing that is used in advertising tools to influences the targeted people

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Hello All, Fallacies are the single most annoying thing that is used in advertising tools to influences the targeted people. Advocated for advertising including equivocation, ad hominin, false authority and bandwagoning. During this Discussion I will focus on a news story that clearly demonstrates a clear fallacy. The news story I will be analyzing comes from a Fox news commentator that says all immigrants coming from Mexico carry smallpox. Smallpox has since been eradicated in all the world. The last known case was of a natural smallpox infection was in Somalia on a young three-year-old girl during 1975. CDC (2016) “ Smallpox was a devastating disease. On average, 3 out of every 10 people who got it died.” Basu, Connor (2018) “We have these individuals coming in from all over the world that have some of the most extreme medical care in the world,” Ward said. “And they're coming in with diseases such as
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