Slippery Slope is a common
fallacy which occurs when
someone makes a claim about
a series of event that would lead
to one major event, usuallya
Can you provide some examples
Here are some examples of Slippery
John ( A student
You should be studying for exam tomorrow.
Stop playing games on your ipad.
But let me play
for few hours more
You have been playing that
game since this morning.Look at the time.
You better start studying for your exam.
What's the big deal?(In an annoyed
If you don't study, you are going fail
your exam.If you fail your exam, you
are not going to graduate.If you
do not graduate, you will not get
a nice job. If you don't get a nice job,,
you will be homeless.
In this clip, John's mother has used an
argument that suggests that taking a
minor action will lead to major or
sometimes awful results. This is slippery
Here is another one
Linda wants to stay on
diet.But at the moment,
she could only think
about cakes and
Linda: If I eat a slice of cake today,
then I will probably eat another
again tomorrow.And I will repeat
that again and again.
This will ruin my diet plan
Linda is deciding about
whether she should eat a slice of
cake or not.She thinks her one
minor action would lead to
something she doesn't want.
This explains how slippery slope