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    Stereotypes - A Hasty Generalization

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    ethnicity or age are common forms of stereotyping. Any time someone makes hasty groupings whether by race, gender or an individual and makes a blanket judgment about them is stereotyping. Military members are no different than society. One of the military's greatest assets is its diverse workforce but with diversity comes stereotypes. As a woman in the military, I frequently encounter stereotypes and have made hasty conclusions about others. This paper will discuss a few stereotypes that I

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    Stereotypes Are Not True

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    gestation of Evans’ is in close proximity with truth because stereotypes are mere oversimplified generalizations. Even though, certain segments of society would argue that stereotypes are based on truth because certain scholarly researches and confirmatory biases prove the veracity of stereotypes, nevertheless, stereotypes have no grounding in truth because they are based on biased media reports, hasty generalizations and lack of social and cultural knowledge. Many factions of society argue that stereotypes

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    body part. However, before this occurs the narrator suggests substituting a blow-up pillow in place of his body. He slips the pillow under the woman and escapes the room to enjoy his freedom. This advertisement displays the logical fallacy of hasty generalization by displaying negative connotations to both genders. It shows the woman as being incapable of controlling herself when the man

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    I Am Not Your Typical Stereotype

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    Whichever sex we are, be it male or female, at the early stages of life we discover, or in other cases are taught what is expected of us. Our cultural background will have some bearing on the path we take to make it to adulthood. People with different sexual orientation, economic and social status, just to name a few, are often stereotyped by others because of sketchy images they have grown up with. Within this paper, I will present three everyday stereotypes I grew up believing and now experience

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    religion or social group. It takes mental strength and practice to stop repeating the same thought patterns. The quick judgements passed when using hasty conclusions are dangerous and can lead to misunderstanding, especially in a film like Crash. This pitfall requires considering all the facts and answers before finding a conclusion, especially a hasty one. All of the pitfalls I engaged in are bad habits, which will improve through practice and mental

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    his marriage. Bartels establishes his opinion that fundamental differences between men and women can deter marriage, through his use of strands and diction to describe reactions to stress from marriage based on gender; however, with his use of generalizations and loaded language to attack the female audience, his claim is limited.

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    In the political cartoon it’s almost like comparing him to a toddler, he doesn’t get what he wants therefore, he throws a tantrum. He doesn’t win Iowa Caucus and so, he blames the people of their lack of intellect. Donald Trump uses hasty generalization fallacy meaning he generalizes based on too little evidence or little consideration. For example, he believes that in order to get Americans to vote for him, he needs to blame others for American’s economic debt, such as Mexicans and Muslims

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    Fallacies in Thinking

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    to a conclusion, and is distinguished from falsity, a value attributed to a single statement. (The Columbia Encyclopedia)” Three fallacies in thinking are hasty generalizations, post hoc, and contradictory premises. To begin, hasty generalizations are generalizations that have too few instances to support a hasty conclusion. “Hasty generalization is the informal fallacy that occurs when one draws a general conclusion from a sample that is too small, biased, or otherwise unrepresentative. (A Dictionary

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    Refutation

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    The article I chose to refute was the article, “Are We Raising a Nation of Wimps?” by Albert Mohler. In researching who Albert Mohler was, I found out his name is actually Dr. R. Albert Mohler Jr. and he is currently the president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Dr. Mohler is also a theologian and an ordained minister, along with being president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. This article was interesting and presented some intriguing information. I could have tried to

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    survey isn’t even close be being representative to the majority of police officers in Canada, let alone the entire Canadian population. The proportions represented in the study do not guarentee the conclusion. - This example supports the hasty generalization fallacy. Essentially, the argument was too quick to jump to the conclusion based on only a small portion of one particular group, and does not mean that the conclusion is true. In order for the conclusion to be true there would need to be a

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