Argument Essay 2.pdf - Hannah Bagby Mrs Hughes AP Language and Composition 3 November 2017 Seeing Through the Hedges of Artifice Emotions tend to get in

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Hannah Bagby Mrs. Hughes AP Language and Composition 3 November 2017 Seeing Through the Hedges of Artifice Emotions tend to get in the way of informed decisions by providing a false sense of logic, and I believe that artifice has the same consequences. Today, political leaders, teachers, and friends try to make others see a particular side of an argument through artifice which can be described as clever tricks such as appealing to the emotions of an audience. While appealing to emotions is a very effective way of swaying the beliefs of others, some will eventually see through the emotions presented and look for the reasons behind the argument. Artifice allows for deception, distraction, and empty words to rule an argument over sound logic and facts making it a dangerous rather than essential skill. In many communist countries, propaganda sways people’s belief, despite only provoking emotional responses instead of providing sound facts. In North Korea, citizens are nearly brainwashed by the amount of propaganda the government presents. North Koreans are

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