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    Three fallacies explained

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    Help me figure out what kind of fallacies are exemplified here.

    1.Michael Jordan wore that brand, so those must to be the best basketball shoes.

    2. The difference in the outcome was Jefferson's missed field goal. If he had put it through, we'd be going to the Super Bowl.

    3. We can recognize that athletes that participate in sports must be given special consideration within our grading system, or we can let the university sink into athletic oblivion.

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    Of course, the first one is an appeal to authority.

    The second one is a contrary to fact ...

    Solution Summary

    Explains the fallacious reasoning involved in three short passages and identifies by name the fallacy involved in each.