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Unformatted text preview: that since he dreamt that he would win the lottery he would actually win it. He is being superstitious, and most of our superstitions are post hoc fallacies. 4. The reason its raining so heavily today is because I forgot to bring my umbrella. Non sequitur : the non sequitur fallacy states that the writers conclusion is not necessarily a logical result of the facts. The writers conclusion here that it rained (RESULT) because he forgot his umbrella (FACT) is not a logical conclusion. 5. We should ban boxing, or else young men will be senselessly killed. Either/or: the writer here tries to convince the readers that there are only two sides to the issue of boxing, we either ban it or young men will be senselessly killed....
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2010 for the course ENGL 112 taught by Professor Mrs.sangster during the Spring '10 term at University of the West of England.
- Spring '10