Daily Archives: 2007-05-09

Beware the Slippery Slope!

By Choo Zheng Xi What do Yoda, Vivian Balakrishnan, Yvonne Lee, and ex-CJ Yong have in common? No, this isn’t the opening line of a dirty joke. All of the abovementioned characters are guilty of having used a form of logical deduction known as the ‘slippery slope’ argument. It’s a line of reasoning that works as such: if we allow …

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