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Unformatted text preview: There are people who do ¡nd male nudity attractive. ¢inding just one person who ¡nds males attractive, and are more attracted to males than females, puts this premise in question. You could also pose problems with the concept of “attraction.” By what criteria is the author judging attraction? P3: Like P1, this premise isn’t clear. We have no idea what “somewhat threatening” means. What part of male nudity is threatening? Who ¡nds it threatening? Etc. The C1, while relevant to the MC, is not acceptable. It’s an assumption that is in no way obvious to a universal audience. Again, all you need is one person to disagree with this premise to problematize its acceptability. The arguer derives C1 from P1 to P3. So, it can also be deemed unacceptable because it’s based on three problematic reasons. Though this second way of rejecting C1 isn’t as strong as recognizing that it’s a bad assumption, even without looking at its supporting rationale in this case. HC2 seems reasonable enough to accept based on common knowledge - how the masses respond to ¡lms could inFuence decisions about ¡lm making, at least to some degree. It’s also relevant to its MC....
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- Summer '12
- Nudity, male nudity