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Unformatted text preview: chocolate stains on my hands, so I couldn’t have stolen the cookies.” We can conclude the child’s innocence by looking at her hands and seeing if there are indeed stains. I believe this argument is unconvincing due to the fact that the parent can prove the child’s reasoning false, which would then make the argument ineffective. If the parent can prove the child has stains on her hands or that chocolate chip cookies do not leave stains. The parent can make the child’s argument ineffective and false. The child’s excuse is one that I would have never thought of; however, it is very unconvincing. The child could have washed his or her hands prior to getting caught...
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2010 for the course BUSINESS M CRT/205 taught by Professor Barbaraleib during the Winter '10 term at University of Phoenix.
- Winter '10