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Moreover, Chomsky heavy usage of Rosseau's and other people's writings seem to be a gimmick to garner support from his audience rather than convince them. Few, if any premises are introduced by Chomsky himself. Rather, he tends to borrow quotations from other sources. As a matter of fact, Chomsky quotes a total of 140 lines from other philosophers and scholars. Also, Chomsky tends to veer off on tangents whenever quoting someone, constantly forcing him to need to bring the listener back to his main subject. According to Aristotle, Chomsky should take a quotation or an idea that he is proposing and back it up with persuasive facts enabling the audience to draw their own logical conclusions based on the simple road which Chomsky has drawn. Unfortunately, Chomsky never drew a simple road.
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