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How the argument ln this argumenf the arguer is asserting that fits the fallacy criteria: because the opponent has not said anything against the new federal gun legislation, he or she must be in favour of it. Challenge the fallacy. Show what is wrong with the argument. Some fallacies commit a variety of errors in reasoning. At this stage, we use the criteria in *4 and the application in *5 to explain why this particular argument should not be accepted because of the fallacy. Challenge: Not saying anything about the legislation may mean that the person has no opinion or is still considering the relevant argu- ments. The person may even be opposed but simply has not made his or her stand public. QUICK QVIZ7.23 Neutralizing a fallacy In each of the following, use the six-step method for neutralizing a fallacy. 1. A number of peace activists are challenging the_ war or terrorism. People who challenge the government in a time of war are not rrue Canadians, We shouldn't listen to them. 2. The government is hiding the remains of several UFO crashes, including alien bodies, in "Area 5 1," a [op*secret section of an air-force base in the Southwest. While the government has denied this claim, it has never proven that it is false. So I am inclined to believe that it is tme. J. Look, if you allow euthanasia of people even in irreversible comas, the next thing you know, they will be euthanizing anyone in a coma.
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