Fallacies And Unsaken Beliefs

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Chapter 5 talks about fallacies which are basically a mistaken belief. The first one I will be talking about is the fallacy of accent; this one depends on where the stress is placed in a word sentence. The meaning of words can be changed by the way a person speaks them with no need of changing any words. For example: “My spouse must be cheating on me - he told me "I don't really love you now”. “The conclusion depends upon placing the stress on the word you, thus indicating that someone else is loved now. But if we place the stress on other words, like really or love, different shades of meaning could become evident. Perhaps the person has simply grown tired of the relationship” (Cline, 2015). The second fallacy I will talk about is fallacy

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