15-year-old drivers

The argument claims that fifteen-year-olds should be eligible for their driver’s license as older people can renew and retain their driver’s license without passing another driving test. The conclusion of the argument is based on the premise that fifteen-year-olds have better eyesight, hand eye coordination, injury recovery and reflexes. They are also less likely to…

Agricultural Advancements

In the letter to the editor above, the writer claims that the technological advancements in agriculture are overrated and should not be credit with having bettered our lives. He makes this claim on the basis that that the demand for food does not rise in proportion with real income and therefore consumers can naturally expect…

Writer

The ad for the book “How to Write a Screenplay for a Movie” claims that writers who are pursuing a successful career should attempt to write film screenplays instead of books. This is based on the fact that on average films generates greater profit than books and that recent trends show movie producers tend to…

City Mall

The editorial in the Elm City Paper claims that the construction of a shopping mall in downtown Oak City last year was a big mistake. This claim is based on the fact that since the opening of the mall, a number of local businesses have closed, a parking shortage has occurred in the downtown area,…

Bank Loan

In their memo above, the Frostbite National Bank’s loan department is recommending to reject a local group’s business loan application that wishes to open a franchise outlet for the Kool Kone chain of ice cream parlors. This recommendation was based on the fact that Frostbite has cold winters which generally means slower ice cream sales….

Meat Plant

The article in the trade magazine claims that if the government instituted more frequent inspections at meat processing plants then stomach and intestinal infections throughout the country could be cut by half. This claim is based on the fact that during a recent trial in which government inspections at meat processing-plants became more frequent, the…