Nother Fallacy of Relevance, the Appeal to Fear
Take a look at the three videos below. They all commit a fallacy and clearly a fallacy of irrelevance -the fallacy based upon fear, or the ad metum. Here they are:
/ Then read this Wikipedia article:
Your assignment is to comment upon the cartoon featured in the Wikipedia article.
On the Discussion Board, please answer the following questions:
1. What organization paid for (or sponsored) the cartoon?
2. Who is the person in the tent?
3. What is the fear that the cartoon plays upon?
4. Are there other fallacies that you think might be at work in this cartoon?