I do believe that a person can persuade others of a valid argument using emotions. As long as the person have valid facts. Their emotions can help them persuade others about the topic that they are very passionate about. Kent did show some emotions in his speech, but he did not have any valid facts. I do believe that does help if you can understand fallacies. I watched the video before I read the chapters and I felt like I was just listening to someone trying to change the way I understood life. Once I read the chapters and learn the different fallacies I was able to understand more of what he was trying to accomplish.
I do believe that a person can persuade others of a valid argument by using their emotions. There are a few different fallacies that are based on emotions such as; argument of pity, argument of envy, argument of outrage, scare tactics, etc. Showing emotions can make your argument as long have you have valid facts to support your argument. Kent did show some emotions in this video. One of the emotions that he shows was scare tactics. He used scare tactics when he mentions that we should eat the inside of the peach seed. He said that eating the seed would help you cure cancer. He used that to scare his audience into believing that there is a way to fight cancer without medicine. Kent’s arguments were not valid because he didn’t have any proven facts. I do believe that it does help if you can distinguish valid arguments from fallacies. I watched this video before I read the chapters and I felt like I was listening to someone trying to change the way I understood life. Once i read the chapters and learned the different fallacies, i was able to understand more of he was trying to accomplish.
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