Fallacies week 5 day 4 - 5. These so-called fitness...

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2. 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 chose to see. I chose this as Post Hoc fallacy because she states only her opinion of what causes the problems of abortions. 3. Far better, she wrote, to be a widow than to be a divorcee, who are all "rejects" who have been "publicly dumped" and are avoided "like they have leprosy". I chose this as an Argument from Popularity fallacy because this describes what a group of similar people feel about a certain group.
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Unformatted text preview: 5. These so-called fitness encaustic would evidently have us give up to them for their own private use every last square inch of Walnut Grove. I chose this as a Argument of Outrage fallacy because they are only feeling this way because they are upset because of the action being taken in Walnut Grove. 6. Would they raise the same objections if the scene depicted a modern, secularized Gentile family? I chose this as a matter of Wishful Thinking because there is no proof of what the author feels just what others think. 8. No fallacy 9. No fallacy...
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This note was uploaded on 05/30/2010 for the course COM 140 com140 taught by Professor Jones during the Fall '08 term at University of Phoenix.

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