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English 1 Institution Instructor Name Course 1. Most clinical psychologists recommend therapy for marital problems. It’s obviously the preferred treatment. Hasty generalization 2. When people in the tropics go out in the evening air, they are more likely to get malaria. The evening air is causing people to get this disease. - Correlation as causation. 3. Why should we seriously consider Doris Grey for a position on the County Council? Have you seen the way she dresses and how she appears to put her makeup on with a trowel? – Ad Hominem. 4. I studied for three weeks before I took that exam! I deserved an “A.” – False analogy, Single cause. 5. Noted physicist Donald Carrington has argued that the theory of evolution is strongly grounded in an abundance of evidence and should be accepted by any reasonable person. – Incomplete citation. 6. I read in Vogue magazine that 96% of survey respondents reported being sexually harassed at their workplace. It’s clearly a huge problem. – Sample size inadequate. 7. Sharon was coming down with a cold, but she took a bunch of Chinese herbs and it went away. I think I should start taking these herbs to prevent future colds. Hasty generalization

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