Week 3A Critical

Application: Fallicies

Based on your reading for this week:

Select a news or public affairs program on television or the Internet to watch. Watch the program listening for logical fallicies. Then, complete the following:

· Report the program you watched, the date of the program and purpose of the program.

· Share with your classmates a fallacy that you heard and who made the statement.

· Share the context (i.e. what was the argument the speaker was making).

· Why did the speaker use the fallacy?

· What effect might it have had on non-critical thinkers?

(should be less than 300 words)