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    paragraphs. Give evidence to back up these points to make your argument stronger. Give a counter argument to show the other side to your argument. Conclusion: Summarize your writing. Elaborate on your writing. Give a call to action for the audience to support your argument. Give a memorable ending so if they only remember one thing about your writing it is the end that contains everything. Toulmin Argument: Introduction: Present your argument

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    The Fallacious Argument

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    1.0 What is a Fallacy ? An argument, whatever its subject or sphere, is generally constructed in such a way as to prove its conclusion true. But any argument can fail to fulfil this purpose in two ways. One way it can fail is by assuming a false proposition as one of premises. As we know, every argument involves the claim that the truth of its conclusion follows from, or is implied by, the truth of its premises. So if its premises are not true, the argument fails to establish the truth of its conclusion

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    Anti Suffrage Argument

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    have shown their capabilities and their worth to society, leading its progression, and proving that the arguments of the anti-suffrage movement were initially the opposite of what women could really do. The arguments that women’s place is only at home and that men have the sole job of running government and society has been proven wrong by women in contemporary society. One of the main arguments of the anti-suffrage movement was that the women’s place was at home. Without women at the house, society

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    Ad Hominem Argument

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    play a rhetorical role in argument, but not a logical one. An invalid argument remains invalid no matter how hard a person screams, and a valid argument remains valid even if spoken in a whisper. Consequently, I find the

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    to original syllogisms. Thus, allowing rhetoricians to strip down an argument to its main components and analyze to determine its validity. The six components that are used are: claim, qualifier, rebuttal, grounds for reasoning/evidence, warrant and backing. In motion, this is how the argument should flow. • The claim, conclusion of the argument that the speaker is trying to justify • The grounds, facts for which the argument is based • The warrant is often implicit and is the thinking process that

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    Nestle's Water Argument

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    To put this argument into standard form, the premises are that groundwater sources and limited, Ontario is suffering from a water crisis, and that Nestle makes millions of dollars from water while only spending 15$ a day on removing it. Therefore, for all the reasons stated, it should be apparent that Nestle shouldn’t be removing Ontario’s water. The conclusion to this argument has to be valid, as all of the premises properly support the conclusion. They’re all facts that promote the idea that Nestle

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    Arguments Against Title V

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    And the world is full of people running about with lit matches” (Bradbury, 1979, Coda). Molly Guptill Manning would argue that censoring a book is equivalent to burning it to ashes. Manning uses her own book, When Books Went to War, to convey an argument against Title V, an amendment to the 1944 Soldier Voting Bill created by Robert A. Taft that “placed restrictions on amusements distributed to the servicemen, including books, so long as they were provided by the government and made some reference

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    being witness to, or involved in an argument. Following the largest mass shooting in our countries history this past weekend, I deliberately engaged in several arguments. Admittedly most of those arguments were driven out of emotion, rather than reason or even facts. Occasionally, the dialog would glean pearls of wisdom and new information steeped in data that made sense, swaying ones conventional wisdom about a topic. In general, assessing whether an argument is a good one based on subtle changes

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    What is a Toulmin Argument? This is when you are considering who your audience is specifically, and you are considering their counterarguments before hand. The analysis suggest you to strongly have prepared evidence and have in mind possible disagreements. A good argument must be fair not a one-sided position. To choose a good Toulmin argument strategies such as answering questions like, what happened, do you believe it is true or false? what is it? Define it. What are the causes and effects, are

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    agree with their perspective. We see these arguments in our daily lives around our workplace with our peers and bosses, at home with our family, and within our society with politics and social movements. Arguments attempt to use reason to allow people to establish conclusions, but how do you know if you are giving or hearing a good argument? This discussion will analyze two arguments about the War in Iraq and determine if they are good arguments. Arguments are common in everyone’s lives, but what

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    Prior to analyzing the direction or quality of an argument it is important to gain a greater understanding of the author. To begin I did a little bit of research to get a grander picture of who Peter Singer is and his ability and credentials to speak on the topic of ethics. From what I gathered in my opinion which could vary from other opinions is that Peter Singer is qualified to speak on the knowledge of ethics. He has studied the topic as well as taught the topic at some of the top schools

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    begins his argument by stating the reason he thinks he is being accused is because of his reputation with the citizens of Athens. He says, “I shall call upon the god at Delphi as witness to the existence and nature of my wisdom, if it be such. You know Chaerephon … He went to Delphi at one time and ventured to ask the oracle … if any man was wiser than [Socrates], and the Pythian replied that no one was wiser. Chaerephon is dead, but his brother will testify to you about this.” This arguments’ strengths

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    that they are good? In this essay, I examine Socrates argument, found in Plato’s Meno, that no one knowingly desires bad things. If Socrates were right, it would mean that it is impossible for someone to perform a bad action based on their desire for that bad thing. Instead, all bad desires result from the ignorance of the person performing the action in falsely believing that the action is good. Though Socrates presents a compelling argument, I argue that it is possible for someone to act badly

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    William Paley’s argument from design starts off with a man seeing a watch on the side of the road. The argument is whether or not someone designed the watch, or if the watch randomly just showed up there itself by random chance. He makes an analogy of watches and humans. He says that since there is a designer that made the watch, there must be a designer that made us humans. The reason that he compares watches to humans is that is because they are both complex and have parts that work very well

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    points for ,and against the legalization of marijuana. While one could make a good argument for ,and against the legalization of this drug Lynn Streeter attempted to do just that in her essay “Legalize It”. While her argument had a good foundation it was lacking in many ways. She lacked supporting evidence in what she had written, ad did not share many of her sources. She had to many different subject in he argument. She failed to explain many of her statements. Her essay was week ,and not very well

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    An accomplished writer and an open homosexual, Andrew Sullivan wrote his best known work speaking for the struggles and social oppritunnitues of homosexuas in a heterosexual based cuture. His best known work was Virtually Normal: An argument about Homosexuality. This work was directed to a conservative audience, as one can sense the defensiveness as he writes about his own experiences with homosexuality, where he uses rhetoric to address the needs and subculture of homosexuality. In his work, Sullivan

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    Ontological Argument

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    Ontological arguments in favour of Existence of God: The very first sentence of Ontological arguments describing that ‘God is a being by which no greater being can be imagined it is a conceptual truth’. It is extremely wrong because it can be easily criticised. Let me take a example, suppose “x” is something that describes a physical quantity. Then surely “2x” greater than “x” and “3x” greater than “2x” and so on. That means 2 God is greater than 1 God and 3 God is greater than 2 God and so on. So

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    Cosmological Argument

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    demonstrate the God does exist through arguments. There are three main types of arguments that explain the existence of God. These include Cosmological, Teleological, and Ontological, which are all traditional arguments. There are two groups that divide the arguments “An a posteriori argument is based on premises that can be known only by means of experience of the world (e.g., that there is a world, that events have causes, and so forth). An a priori argument, on the other hand, rests on premises

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    The Ontological Argument

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    Ontological Argument “The Ontological Argument, which was first clearly formulated in the Middle ages, proposes that one can prove the existence of God simply by analyzing the concept of God”(3). The history of the ontological argument is a long one that started with St. Anselm of Canterbury, who wanted to find a single argument for the proof that God exists. He puts forward the argument that God is defined to be ‘that-than-which-no-greater-can-be-thought’. This is an acceptable argument because many

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    places around the world for crimes that are considered absolutely inexcusable and heinous. Some would argue that the Death Penalty should be considered a “cruel and unusual” punishment due to two major propositions as presented in Romell Broom’s argument. Broom argues that it can be used to promote double jeopardy (which is prohibited by the constitution) and if the punishment is delayed or prolonged it can cause uncalled for intense pain and suffering upon the individual being punished. The term

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