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Prejudicial Language

September 22nd, 2009

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Prejudicial Language

classification : informal – appeals to motive in place of support

Loaded or emotive terms are used to attach value or moral goodness to enhance believability of an otherwise unfounded proposition.

Foundations

Disagreeing with the conclusion does not make one “wrong thinking” or “unreasonable”.

Examples

A reasonable person would agree that our income is too low.

I’ve found typographical errors in your poem, so the poem is neither inspired nor perceptive.

Other Names

Stacked Deck

Loaded Language

variant imagization

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