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Nate Carlow

on 29 October 2013

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Transcript of Fallacies!

Slippery Slope
This advertisement attempts to draw dark emotions associated with death through it's harsh statements such as:
"We think you'd prefer a car with a windshield you only see through, not fly through."
Bounty is basically saying the viewer should buy the product because it is the better paper-towel
Proactiv is featuring Jessica Simpson, a celebrity, on the cover of this ad. This is an ethical appeal because they are persuading customers to buy their product by focusing on the credibility of the persuader. ( Jessica Simpson )
This is an advertisement in use to deter drinking and driving. Similar to the previous advertisement, this ad provokes the thought of death, something we all fear.
This ad also appeals to ethos. It is an Oreo ad that features Shaquille O'neal. Once again, they are focusing on the credibility of the persuader. ( Shaq )
This ad also appeals to ethos. It
The graph shows the facts, that more people voted for the first logo
It is only logical to choose the first logo because the majority voted for it
Argument From Ignorance

Shifting the
Meaning of
a Key
Argument Backed by a Stick
Sweeping Generalization
False Cause
Appeal to pity
Shameful Argument
Contradictory Premises
Poisoning the Well
PETA knows from firsthand experience that Michael Vick is a selfish man and a proven liar, probably a psychopath, who, if he had one grain of remorse, would never go near another dog as long as he lives.
Vick, suspended indefinitely since August 2007, said in a statement: "I fully understand that playing football in the NFL is a privilege, not a right, and I am truly thankful for opportunity I have been given. As you can imagine, the last two years have given me time to reevaluate my life, mature as an individual and fully understand the terrible mistakes I made in the past and what type of life I must lead moving forward."
Hasty Generalization
Argument by Association
"That is the same thing you see on the flags of all these nations...what do these nations all have in common? They are all Muslim Nations" - Fox News on "Nuclear Security Summit" Logo
Hypothesis Contrary to Fact
Deductive Reasoning
"If such actions were not illegal, then they would not be prohibited by the law."
Begging the Question
False Analogy
Inductive Reasoning
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