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Unformatted text preview: lastly he is shown chased by bulls in Spain. This commercial has two logical fallacies present in it. One fallacy is faulty cause and effect. The faulty cause being that the Coke gave the old man the impression everything he has not done so far in life, is as good as his first Coke. This is a faulty cause because there is not enough evidence to prove that Coke is as good as any of the other activities the old man does after drinking the soda. It is just a matter of opinion. This can also be a hasty generalization because he is generalizing that everything he has not done before is going to be as good as his soda, which is not true, because everyone has their own opinion. For example, getting a tattoo may not be as good as a first drink of soda to everyone, especially at an old age. Both of these logical fallacies are noticeable in this commercial....
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course WRIT 2 taught by Professor Gahan during the Winter '08 term at UCSB.
- Winter '08