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Hidden Hypothesis

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Should people who are uninformed and reason illogically be allowed to vote for issues and candidates that determine the course of this country? Why or why not?

PS: We are learning how to :
Explain Logic Arguments/Constructive Logical Arguments/Evaluate Logical Arguments

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Argument:

Should people who are uninformed and reason illogically be allowed to vote for issues and candidates that determine the course of this country? Why or why not?

Explanation:

What we have here is 'hidden' hypothesis. The hypothesis, which is an implication of the question being positioned is this - Uninformed and logical-reasoning challenged people cannot make trustworthy decisions and choices. Now, a logic argument is one that tests the principles of evaluative reasoning. Now, there appears to be an implied bias here, the bias is that uninformed people and illogical people do ...

Solution Summary

The solution is a concise 340-word exploration of the question -

"Should people who are uninformed and reason illogically be allowed to vote for issues and candidates that determine the course of this country?"

The solution uses the logic behind a 'hidden hypothesis' to explain the many ways to approach the question and the many answers that one can arrive at with them. References are listed for expansion. A word version of the solution is attached for easy download and printing.

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