Democracy Commitment Events
ACM Pre-presidential debate presentation
Jenna Gallion illustrates debating techniques so students can more objectively analyze arguments used by the candidates.
Logical Fallacies (Pitfalls in Debates)
"It's true because I believe it is true."
"Everyone says ___________ is bad for the economy."
"(Insert name of athlete here)_________eats potato chips, so they must be the best!"
"Can't get a date? Buy this product and never have a lonely Friday night again!"
Prior to the debate, we identify some of the most common logical fallacies in the most non-partisan and humorous way.