Essays Tagged: "Slippery Slope"

It Takes Two: A Modest Proposal for Holding Fathers Equally Accountable

the woman becomes pregnant. Throughout the whole story Pollitt shows many hastygeneralizations and slippery slope fallacies. The start of my argument shows the fallacy of manyquestions.Why do men aba ...

(6 pages) 54 1 4.5 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Fallacy Summary and Application

pity would surely come back to haunt us in some manner.The third example of fallacies would be the slippery slope fallacy. This one is a fallacy of insufficiency. The slippery slope is an argument th ... casual connection between the advocated policy and the consequent policy" (Logical Fallacies). The slippery slope has no justifiable way to prove that just because one event occurs that the consequen ...

(4 pages) 104 0 4.0 May/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Fallacy Summary and Application Paper

he chance we will not get fooled by them.Black and White FallacyThe Black and White Fallacy, or the Slippery Slope, is a fallacy in which a person fails to distinguish between degrees of difference ab ...

(8 pages) 184 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management


Censorship is a very slippery slope in any province, state, country, nation, or continent. A lot of people agree or disag ...

(5 pages) 37 1 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Fallacy Journal

OutlineI. IntroductionII. The Fallaciesi. Appeal to Authorityii. Appeal to Emotioniii. Slippery Slopeiv. Begging the Questionv. Common Beliefvi. Appeal to Ignorancevii. Two Wrongsviii. Ap ... e mother committed suicide. It never told us whether or not they found any evidence at the site.The Slippery Slope Fallacy was evident in the Editorial of the US News and World Report issue of August ...

(8 pages) 181 0 3.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

The Slippery Slope: an analysis of "Roger Malvin's Burial" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

n go wrong, within a person's mind. In "Roger Malvin's Burial", Nathaniel Hawthorne illustrates the slippery slope of forsaking a promise by showing that lies lead to guilt, guilt breeds madness, and ... is at this point that Reuben's fate is decided. It is this selfish act which starts Reuben down the slippery slope which only has one destination. And even though he knows deep down that he was wrong ...

(5 pages) 15 0 3.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Infinite Possibilities If Mirrors Face

tly struggling to make illegal: that cloning is a threat to human dignity and nobility, that it's a slippery slope, that it's playing God, that everyone has an entitlement to a unique and exclusive ge ...

(6 pages) 14 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays


to end our lives -- they're supposed to save them.Then there is the danger of heading down that old slippery slope: once physician-assisted suicide is legalized, pressure will be placed on groups such ...

(2 pages) 482 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

Logical Fallacies in Today’s Politics

y of the fallacy attacking the motive, opposition to Presidential Candidate John Kerry is guilty of slippery slope, and President Bush is guilty of hasty generalization. Attacking the motive is ... re decrease the number of deaths and accidents due from underage drinking (Yahoo, 2004). The slippery slope or the black and white fallacy claims that without sufficient evidence, a seemingly h ...

(4 pages) 19 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy


On," and shows how our actions prevent others ideas and thoughts to come through. "New Grease For a Slippery Slope," by David Hinkley states that blaming "pop-culture" for "social evils" is very commo ... priate" behavior might actually help teens see and avoid the dangers of violence. "New Grease For a Slippery Slope" by David Hinkley explains that even though children are observing violence and sex i ...

(3 pages) 635 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Research Cloning Where to Draw the Line?

ng is dangerous. Krauthammer titles his objections Intrinsic Worth, The Brave New World Factor, The Slippery Slope, and Manufacture. While explaining his objections Krauthammer uses a passive yet info ... forces the reader to agree with the author.Another effective argument is what Krauthammer calls The Slippery Slope. This objection is based on the principle that ?once a blastocyst is violated, what i ...

(4 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Physician Assisted Suicide

an ever, there is an urge to change the rules.Legalizing physician-assisted suicide would create a "slippery-slope" to euthanasia. Euthanasia is defined as the practice of terminating the life of a pe ...

(2 pages) 24 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

Arguments for and against gay marriage

ake it illegal.People also seem to believe that legalizing same sex marriage would start us down a "slippery slope" and lead to the legalization of incest, bestiality and polygamy, this is completely ...

(2 pages) 26 0 3.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

Software Piracy

cy.2.) Apply an ethical analysis to the issue of software piracy.Descartes's rule of change (ie the slippery-slope rule) can be used in applying an ethical analysis regarding software piracy. The slip ... l analysis regarding software piracy. The slippery slope rules basically means "once started down a slippery path, you may not be able to stop". Many people, including myself think that piracy is okay ...

(2 pages) 858 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics


rals, practicality, or religious views. In addition, legalizing this form of death will trigger the slippery slope effect which has the potential to put many lives at high danger. The act of euthanasi ... ng lives. Likewise, euthanasia labels certain lives as less worthy of living, and is the start to a slippery slope that can eventually lead to involuntary euthanasia and the killing of people who are ...

(10 pages) 0 0 0.0 Mar/2013

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Salem Witch Trials: A Confluence of Motives

ng girls claims of witchcraft being practiced on them. Surely the rational mind could have seen the slippery slope the trials were heading in and called for an end to the hysteria and injustice before ...

(9 pages) 0 0 0.0 Sep/2013

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History