Not all ethical arguments are created equal. Some are more compelling than others. Sometimes, ethical arguments are not logical either: they employ false logic in order to mislead the audience. Some fallacies are mistakes, while others are an intentional effort to mislead and misinform.
Steps for this assignment:
1. Complete the assigned readings for the week
2. Read the attached document on ethical fallacies
3. Identify one or two fallacies that you think are common in the same sex marriage debate
4. Write a 550 word essay in which you identify one or two fallacies in one of the articles or videos in this unit.
1. Define fallacy and explain why being able to identify a fallacy is important
2. Identify and explain a fallacy that you have identified as present in one of the articles or videos (be specific)
3. Provide a correction of that fallacy (how would that idea, example or concern have to be explained in order for it to be explained without a fallacy).
5. Please cite the source and no Wikipedia or copy and pasting directly from other sources.
6. Please cite the page number from the source and cite the source.
7. Notes to refer will be attached. Use the notes attached as the source. No need to find additional sources.
NOTE: ‘A’ grades will only be given to students who refer to, quote, and cite the readings.