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Buyer Beware, Rhetor Beware

My mobile phone service provider Ting tweeted about an endorsement they received on reddit recently.┬áCommericial rhetoric often serves as classroom fodder for analysis of manipulative persuasive techniques, but the reddit discussion demonstrates some different problems that arise in a context … Continue reading

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Begging Off The Question By Changing It

It seems at times that people will do anything they can to avoid engaging in an extended back-and-forth conversation. Obviously we all would like to frame our positions in the most favorable light, but when we go beyond framing to … Continue reading

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