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Unformatted text preview: conclusion on the basis of temporary circumstances that may not be representative of the longer term situation. 4. ___________________________________. Using someone’s opinion as fact. Believing that experts know everything on a subject. 5. ____________________________________ This is rejection of a piece of evidence simply because of the source of the evidence. (Even a bad source can often provide valid evidence.) 6. ____________________________________ Simply because something has been done a certain way in the past, it does not follow that it is either a satisfactory or desirable way of doing it in the future. 7. _____________________________________ Simply because a large number of people hold an opinion, it does not follow that the opinion is valid. 8. ______________________________________ . Just because an underdog or the common people believe something doesn’t make it so. (Reverse snobbery.)...
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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2010 for the course CMN cmn 105 taught by Professor hamilton during the Winter '10 term at UC Davis.
- Winter '10