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The key term here is obviously “pornography.” The statements begin by excluding certain activities from the extension of “pornography,” which seems reasonable here. But the explicit definition then provided is too narrow (and for some may lack neutrality). By restricting pornography to inappropriate depictions of women, it excludes materials that make similar depictions of men and boys (and children generally).
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Fifth Edition © Oxford University Press Canada, 2012 4. You must define a key term for the audience you are addressing. Formulate a definition that would be appropriate for each of the following circumstances: c) You are a candidate in a forthcoming election addressing a public meeting on the merits of “liberalism.” Liberalism is a political perspective that emphasizes individual liberty (freedom) over state regulation, and individual choice over social control. Examples of liberalism are found in the writings of John Stuart Mill, Adam Smith, and F.A. Hayek. f) You are the keynote speaker at a convention of newspaper journalists talking about “objectivity” in reporting. Objectivity is the presentation of a point of view that is balanced and does not favour any particular perspective on an issue. It particularly avoids the expression of the reporter’s own biases or those of the organization he or she represents. Major Exercise 7M 1. Diagram the reasoning in each of the following arguments and then, in a few paragraphs, assess the strengths and weaknesses of the language employed. Look in particular for problematic instances of vagueness, ambiguity, and emotional language. Determine whether any key terms are left undefined, and in the case of definitions provided and argued for, assess them according to the ideas in this chapter. a) You can consult all the experts you like, write reports, make studies, etc., but the fact that pornography corrupts lies within the common sense of everybody. If people are affected by their environments, by the circumstances of their lives, then they certainly are affected by pornography. The mere nature of pornography makes it impossible that it should ever affect good. Therefore, it must necessarily affect evil. Even a fool has the sense to see that someone who wallows in filth is going to get dirty. This is intuitive knowledge. People who spend millions of dollars to try and prove otherwise are malicious or misguided, or both. P1 = If people are affected by their environments, by the circumstances of their lives, then they certainly are affected by pornography. P2 = Even a fool has the sense to see that someone who wallows in filth is going to get dirty. C1
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