Unformatted text preview: chests, chairs, maybe even grandma.” He is making a claim that is not real and being melodramatic. The issue at hand is about closing one road in the park. 6. This is an example of a genetic fallacy because the author is attacking the origin of the statement made. When she says “Would they raise the same objections (of unconstitutionality, Etc.) if the scene depicted a modern, secularized Gentile family?” she is saying that the only reason they have a problem is because the plastic figurines were representing a devout Jewish family in ancient Judaea. 8. This is obviously circular reasoning or arguing in a circle because it just re-iterates the question at hand back into the answer. 9. This is an example of begging the question because this is a controversial subject and the church is saying they view condoms as a form of birth control and not as a device to prevent AIDS. So the premise of the question is as controversial as the conclusion....
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- Spring '10
- Ad hominem, ad hominem fallacy, Shooting the messenger, Ad feminam