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Unformatted text preview: 6-6 ExercisesCRT205Letter to the editor: “Andrea Keene’s selective morality is once again showing through in her July 15 letter. This time she expresses her abhorrence of abortion. But how we see only what we choose to see! I wonder if any of the anti-abortionists have considered the widespread use of fertility drugs as the moral equivalent of abortion, and, if they have, why they haven’t come out against them, too. The use of these drugs frequently results in multiple births, which leads to the death of one of the infants, often after an agonizing struggle for survival. According to the rules of the pro-lifers, isn’t this murder?” The North-State Record used an ad hominem fallacy and personally attacked Andre Keene. They attacked her morality and called it selective. They said “once again” which implies Andrea may have had in their opinion, a poor moral judgment in the past which could also be considered poisoning the well. 3. In one of her columns, Abigail Van Buren printed the letter of “I’d rather be a widow.” The letter writer, a divorcée, complained about widows be a widow....
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This note was uploaded on 03/22/2010 for the course CRT/205 crt 205 taught by Professor Dorsey during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '10