Practice

Which is NOT an example of a post hoc fallacy?

a. I thought my team would lose the game, and they did. If I want them to win next time, I need to think more positively.

b. Shari wanted to make a great meal for her guests, so she picked out a delicious-sounding recipe and followed it exactly. Her guests loved it.

c. Jason did not have time to brush his teeth before his dentist appointment. But the dentist told him he had no cavities. So Jason has decided he does not need to brush his teeth anymore.

d. During the solar eclipse, we performed an ancient chant that asks the sun to return. It worked!

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Friendly Persuasion

To do this successfully you need to build a clear path of action by using tools if necessary. These tools would be facts, evidence and stories which you know they can relate to. Plus you always want to have their best interests at heart, in other words, you know what is good for them

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