Compare And Contrast Clare And David Brearce

Decent Essays
Logical Force: Pearce explains that “‘logical force’ is more like the force of an argument rather than a physical law; more like the ‘necessity’ of drawing a conclusion or seeing the point of a joke than the ‘necessity’ of a rock falling on earth” (Pearce, 1989, p. 39). Essentially, logical force means that someone does something because they felt they had to do it. For instance, people justify an unthinkable action by claiming that they felt as though they had to do something and their unthinkable act is them doing something. Specifically, Pearce notes that “violent acts usually [occur] when the logic of meaning and action simultaneously demanded that the person does something and [prohibits] every unthinkable act” (Pearce, 1989, p. 39). The
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