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Unformatted text preview: obviously not there. The author had fallacies of relevance, component fallacies, fallacies of ambiguity, and fallacies of omission. This is definitely not an effective argument based on the information he provided. Even though the author had some supporting evidence, it was not necessarily true. The information he relied on was a little unsteady and was unable to be supported. He definitely did his “research” but collected it from a source that was wrong. Because the author used so many fallacies to support his argument, it made his argument very weak. When the reader detects that the author is using the fallacies, it actually backfires on them by making the reader think that the author is unintelligent and deceptive. To make this argument effective, the author should avoid using fallacies and pick a side that has better support and evidence....
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- Spring '08
- English, Ad hominem, flat earth