Methods of Persuasion Activity

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Zeeshan Zahid 06/14/2011 Spch. 275 Methods of Persuasion Activity 1. I would say that this type of statement is a casual reasoning statement. The weakness with the statement is the part where it says men who are bald have three times the risk of having a heart attack, so heart attacks are caused by baldness. I feel that the person jumped to a conclusion without looking at other variables that could contribute to the cause of a heart attack. For example, men with bald spots could be using hair growth creams or sprays that are harmful to health. 2. I would say that this statement is reasoning from principle. The person states that limiting the use of pesticides does not impact the food supply. This is a pretty general principle in my
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Unformatted text preview: opinion. The person goes on by establishing credibility by saying that the two producers have not seen much decrease in their supply by limiting the pesticides. The conclusion seemed pretty specific to me. 3. This statement seemed more like an analogical reasoning one. The weakness with the statement was that the person had an invalid analogy. The constitution and gun control are on two different levels of jurisdiction when the issue of bearing arms comes into question. 4. I believe that this statement is reason from specific instances. The weakness I noticed with this was that the person jumped to a hasty conclusion. The person is assuming that if it works outside the United States, then it would work inside it as well....
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