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STRAIGHT THINKING 49

15. Are advertising testimonials examples of crooked thinking? If so, what kind?

16. Make a scrapbook or series of posters showing how reasoning by authority

is a path to untruth employed by advertisers.

17. Does the fact that "everj'body says a given thing is so" make it so? Why

or why not?

18. Should you treat your teacher as an authority? Discuss.

19. Why is the atmosphere of the lecture platform not favorable to intellectual

honesty?

20. Try to find examples of inconsequent argument in advertisements.

21. Try to discover examples of irrelevant data in answers given to questions by

3'ourself and your fellow students.

22. Examine "letters from the people" in newspapers for other such examples.

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