1#Discussion: Your Argument
As part of the staged project, you are asked to devise an argument on a topic(TOPIC: Universal Health Care in the United States ). This discussion is intended to help you practice that argument. In a paragraph of about 200 words, briefly present your argument to your classmates. In particular, make your premises and conclusions clear.
Read Gore Vidal’s “Drugs” and A.M. Rosenthal’s “The Case for Slavery.” Identify arguments and fallacies in these articles. Also note different kinds of analogies in these arguments. Who made the best overall argument? Why?
- “Drugs: Case for Legalizing Marijuana”: http://www.nytimes.com/books/98/03/01/home/vidal-drugs.html
- “On My Mind: The Case for Slavery”: https://nl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://www.lexisnexis.com/lnacui2api/api/version1/getDocCui?lni=3SJB-2FV0-002S-X54V&csi=6742&hl=t&hv=t&hnsd=f&hns=t&hgn=t&oc=00240&perma=true