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likely opponents. Present the argument you have diagrammed in a paragraph. a) A college education is a privilege rather than a right. Admission to a college education depends on demonstrated ability and hence is not simply a right that everyone enjoys. Thus, it should be considered a privilege. P1 = Admission to a college education depends on demonstrated ability. C = Admission to a college education is not simply a right that everyone enjoys. MC = College education should be considered a privilege. Opponents: those who believe that education generally is a right and there should be no distinction between a college education and the levels of education that precede it b) Genetic experiments should be banned. Genetic experiments hold great promise for the future of society, and nothing that holds such promise should be banned. Therefore, genetic experiments should not be banned. P1 = Genetic experiments hold great promise for the future of society. P2 = Nothing that holds such promise should be banned. C = Genetic experiments should not be banned. Opponents: those who challenge the first premise (and conclusion) c) Capital punishment is wrong. In many documented cases, people have been executed for crimes they did not commit. Also, responding to the taking of life by taking still more lives seems just wrong. There- fore, capital punishment is wrong. P1 = In many documented cases, people have been executed for crimes they did not commit. P2 = Also, responding to the taking of life by taking still more lives seems just wrong. C = Capital punishment is wrong. Opponents: those who believe that capital punishment is not wrong or avoids greater wrongs by acting as a deterrent
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