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by saurabh_maths » Wed Mar 02, 2011 6:53 pm
At many colleges today, regulations have been imposed that forbid the use in speech or print of language that "offends" or "insults" the members of any group, especially women and racial, ethnic, and religious minorities. Although these regulations are defended in the name of "democracy," they restrict freedom of speech and the press in a way that opposes the true spirit of democracy.

The argument above attempts to prove its case primarily by

(A) impugning the credentials of an opponent
(B) providing examples that support a theoretical principle
(C) taking advantage of inconsistencies in the definition of "democracy"
(D) revealing a contradiction in an opposing point of view
(E) appealing to the patriotic feelings of its audience

OA later...pls explain ur reasoning as i m confused in this one.

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by Target2009 » Wed Mar 02, 2011 8:03 pm
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by mk101 » Wed Mar 02, 2011 8:27 pm
Me too for "D"

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by saurabh_maths » Thu Mar 03, 2011 5:01 pm
Thanks Target2009 for the link !!

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by mundasingh123 » Fri Mar 04, 2011 11:29 pm
But the Link doesnt give a good enuf explanation. U must have been confused between C and D.
I knew that The author had put in answer choice C because he wanted to confuse the students BUt 1 reason why we can remove C is that no definitions have been discussed in the stimulus.
The stimulus doesnt talk about what exactly is democracy.All it says is What DEmocracy permist and what it does not.
I Seek Explanations Not Answers