The other common form of a deductive argument, a conditional, expresses the same reasoning in a different way. The major premise is, if something is true of A, then something is true of B (If you spill the lemonade, then the table will get sticky). In the minor premise, the "if" (A) either happens or it does not (You spilled the lemonade, or You did not spill the lemonade). The conclusion then states that, as a result, B happens or it does not (The table did get sticky, or The table did not get sticky).

Let's look at some examples:


The Art Of Cold Reading

The Art Of Cold Reading

Today I'm going to teach you a fundamental Mentalism technique known as 'cold reading'. Cold reading is a technique employed by mentalists and charlatans and by charlatan I refer to psychics, mediums, fortune tellers or anyone that claims false abilities that is used to give the illusion that the person has some form of super natural power.

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