Advocacy Web Sites

"Neither believe nor reject anything because any other persons . . . rejected or believed it. Your own reason is the only oracle given you by heaven."
--Thomas Jefferson

 "No medium is excessively dangerous if its users understand what its dangers are." --Neil Postman, Amusing Ourselves to Death "Arguments are the processes of reasoning wherein the speaker puts together a series of statements and/or evidence in support of a conclusion. . . . The critic must recognize the main propositions in the speech and be able to discern the various proof used. --Robert Cathcart, Post Communication

"Perhaps the greatest of all pedagogical fallacies is the notion that a person learns only what he is studying at the time." --John Dewey

 "Come, Watson; the game is afoot!" --Sherlock Holmes (Arthur Conan Doyle)


Below are links to web sites designed to influence you. Analyze them for the rhetorical effect. The first site links you to additional advocacy site lists:

September 2006
Communication Studies