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Conflict breeds violence

Review the following list of circumstances or statements and create inferences based on your knowledge of the topic. Then, identify the fallacy.

Examples:
1. Adam and Charles got into an argument about girls. The argument developed into a fist fight.
Inference: Conflict breeds violence.
Fallacy: Reasoning – hasty generalization
2. The residents of the wealthy neighborhood live behind the bars and walls of their properties. The residents of the modest neighborhood don’t even lock their doors.
Inference: People of modest means are fearless.
Fallacy: Evidence – Insufficient sample

1. Rachel enjoys a diversity of dates during the week. Michelle finds that immoral.
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2. Two-thirds of all teenagers claim to support abstinence of premarital sex and alcohol.
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3. At least 51 percent of the American voting public chose Joe Biden at the polls.
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4. Tobacco companies participate in ad campaigns confirming that smoking causes cancer.
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5. Gina chastised Margaret for getting up and dancing on the table at the fancy restaurant.
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6. Genessa’s husband believes she should work full time and take care of the household. Genessa complies.
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