Copper extraction

At first glance, the author’s conclusion that the new technology described by the author can decrease the electricity used by the copper-extraction industry seems reasonable. However, a careful examination of the claim reveals that the argument relies on several unsubstantiated assumptions, which render it unconvincing as it stands. Before any final conclusions are made, the…

Velazquez’s campaign statement

In Velazquez’s campaign statement, he is advocating jailing people for petty crimes in Barchester on the basis that the city of Spartanburg implemented this policy and saw a 20% drop in violent crimes in the following years. This argument may look reasonable at first glance, but upon further examination, the argument contains severe logical flaws…

Should universities adopt honor codes

While the author claims that all the colleges and universities should adopt honor codes similar to Groveton’s in order to decrease cheating among students, citing that the number of reported cheating cases continuously dropped, and that students claim they are less likely to cheat, she fails to consider the validity of the survey and does…

wttde argument

In this argument,the author recommends that transfering investment from Cola Loca to Early Bird Coffee.To support this recommendation,the author points out that the number of older adults will significantly increase over the next 20 years.The author also cites studies indicating that coffee consumption increases with age while colar consumption declines with increasing age.Based on this…

About transplanting Groveton College’s success in preventing

In the passage, the author suggests that all the colleges should copy the honor codes policy from Groveton College regarding its success in controlling the cheating and in changing the student’s attitude of cheating. Although it seems plausible at the first glance, there are still many questions to be answered to evaluate the possibility and…

Teachers should not make their political or social views known

Stating political and social view of teachers in the class always has been one of the controversial subjects in societis which is much talk. Although teachers with making their social and political views known to the students can help student to become familiar withe the teacher attitudes toward the these subjects, it can have a…