In your post, you must summarize an argument on each side of the issue or explain two different perspectives on the issue.Evaluate the logical reasoning on both sides of this topic. Choose two questions from the following list:Are the competing positions clear and understandable? Or are they incoherent, confused, or incomplete? Do the two positions/perspectives actually contradict each other? Or are they compatible in one or more ways? Are the premises of the arguments strongly supported by evidence? Or do they need to provide more evidence to support them? Do the arguments use good reasoning? What makes it good? Are any fallacies or biases committed by either side? What are they? Explain. Are there specific motives, beliefs, or assumptions that influence people to hold one positions/perspective rather than another? How might either (or both) sides express their perspectives more effectively?
Evaluate the rhetoric that surrounds this topic. Address one (or more) of the questions from the following list:Are people being civil and fair-minded in the ways that they address the issue? Explain. How might one strive for greater accuracy or objectivity in how they address this kind of topic? Explain. If society were able to adopt more civil or fair ways of addressing this issue, would society be more likely to make progress on it? If society were able to adopt more objective or accurate ways of addressing this issue, would society be more likely to make progress on it?
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