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Inclass 3 Name__________________ 1. Name the fallacy in the following argument. Explain your answer. The areas of town with the most policemen are also the areas with the most crime. Obviously, the policemen are causing an increase in crime – they must be working with the criminals! Reversing causal direction. The more plausible explanation of the correlation is that the crime has led to higher need for police protection. 2. What is wrong with the following proposal for a scientific theory? There is a second universe parallel to ours. However, we cannot travel to this parallel universe because it is not connected to ours – in fact, we cannot affect anything in the second universe and the second
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