Bias Essay

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Bias, Rhetorical Devices and Argumentation Write a 350- to 500-word response to the following questions: • What are some examples of bias, fallacies, and specific rhetorical devices in the speech you selected? A couple of examples of being bias from The Morality of Birth Control would be overpopulation is a menace to the world. This example shows an opinion that can be argued. A fallacies from the exert would be, the world would be more populated if you did take birth control from the women. A rhetorical device from the speech would be removing birth control from teens would it prevent more pregnancy among teens or would it increase pregnancy and disease. • How did the speaker address arguments and counterarguments? In the speech the speaker acknowledged both the arguments and counterarguments when she explained why birth control is valuable but from the other point of view why people think it should be removed totally. The speaker stated both sides of the argument well and would then comeback with something to counteract it. She gave plenty of reasons why her argument for birth control could be outweighing by the arguments against. The speaker’s arguments stated just because you take away birth control doesn’t mean that they will stop having intercourse it may just lead to more disease. The opposite view was represented by stating if we take it away they will not stop having sex, but she then stated they will not stop and it will just cause more serious problems. Were the speaker’s arguments effective? Explain your answer. Yes I feel her arguments were effective because every statement was represented well. It really gave interesting incite on each side of the

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