Blog #3: One Post Required

Blog #3: One Post Required

Persuasion is the art of convincing an audience to see your point of view. Good persuasive writing makes a claim (argument), supports it with evidence, and presents the evidence logically and ethically. Yet, people often try to persuade others based on faulty logic. As you develop and revise your persuasive essay, you want to avoid logical fallacies; academic writing requires more objective and reasoned arguments. Read pages 223-229 and review the following PowerPoint document. Then view the following videos and answer the following three questions.

Blog Instructions

1. Comment on the commercials below. Be sure to identify the specific logical fallacy in #3 .2. Share an example of a logical fallacy you have seen or heard. Be sure to name the specific logical fallacy.
3. Why are logical fallacies inappropriate for persuasive essays? What sources or strategies are best used in a persuasive essay?
Your Week Three blog entry should be no less than three hundred words.
 1. False authority or testimonial fallacy2. Ad hominem 3. Identify this logical fallacy Celebrity endorsements are common practice in advertising,  but should you buy a car based on what a movie star says?  In this commercial with Matthew McConaughey and Buick, we hear personal preference but no significant information about the car. This is called false authority or testimonial fallacy. While no direct company is being named, this commercial is certainly attacking another type of company as opposed to debating the larger issue. This is called ad hominem, which literally means in Latin, “To the man.” It is used to discredit a target and sidetrack the audience so that they do not pay attention to the real issues While the commercial is obviously meant to be funny, probe deeper and answer the following questions. Identify the fallacy being used in the DirectTV commercial. Is it effective? While the commercial is obviously meant to be funny, probe deeper and answer the following questions. Identify the fallacy being used in the DirectTV commercial. Is it effective? Why do you think they choose to employ it?  _user said…_newMarker_date_text_user said…_newMarker_date_text
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