Unformatted text preview: assuming that the drop out has no family, friends, or anyone to get help from, whether regarding the child or school itself. This misidentification of the cause is not even sound. There are no reasons to back up the conclusion. Its invalid. I believe that the person committed this fallacy on purpose because the poster attracted attention of High School students because well the poster was in a High School. Their motive behind their words is to have kids stay in school. A lot of kids will fall for such because it ties down to their emotions. It encourages kids to stay in school and not drop out because it could mean harm to them. The person deliberately committed this fallacy because this poster is in practically every High School I’ve been to. I don’t think the person meant any harm by saying so. I don’t think they were pointing fingers or anything but rather they just wanted to raise a thought in the persons mind to think about the consequences of being a drop out....
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- Spring '11
- Philosophy, Cher, Hasty generalization