People Agree With Ideas Based on Their Reasons and Examples
Last updated on Jan 24 , 2021
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In the coffee example described in the prior point, one person might believe "People drink coffee in the morning" and click the check mark button next to that because they drink coffee in the morning. But some people might not believe that point because it's not a part of their culture, or maybe they just prefer tea. In this case, "people drink coffee in the morning" is an opinion of the person who wrote it, so it's likely that people who agree with that opinion will click the check mark and people who don't, won't.
Alternatively, people who prefer tea may click the check mark button next to "coffee contains caffeine" and "caffeine is a stimulate" because they're both facts. Unless someone brings up the point that some coffee does not, in fact, contain caffeine. Decaf doesn't (ok, well trace amounts).
So the reader may agree with the main point that "coffee helps people wake up" but may not agree with the argument. Maybe some people drink coffee because it's a habit, or they like the taste.
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