PHI 103 Week 3 Discussion Question 2 (One rich source of fallacies is the media;)A work use as a guide only

PHI 103 Week 3 Discussion Question 2 (One rich source of fallacies is the media;)A work use as a guide only


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One rich source of fallacies is the media: television, radio, magazines, and the Internet (including, of course, commercials.) Identify two distinct fallacies you see committed in the media. Do you think it is more likely that you will not be fooled by these fallacies having studied logic? What do you think those presenting these arguments assume about the logical skills of their viewers? Is this a good or bad assumption for them to make?

Two distinct fallacies that I think are committed in the media is Appeal to Fear and Red Herring. An Appeal to Fear is a fallacy in which a person attempts to create support for an idea by using deception and propaganda in attempts to increase fear and prejudice toward a competitor. It's also known as Scare Tactics,...

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