Slippery Slope

Slippery Slope

Published on 10 October 2021
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Transcript
00:02
Hello! I am Mark
00:04
Today I am going to talk about Slippery Slope
00:10
What is Slippery Slope?
00:15
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 bad event.
00:22
Hmm! Can you provide some examples Mark?
00:28
Sure! Here are some examples of Slippery Slope.
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00:34
Jennifer (John's Mother)
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John ( A student  at UHD)
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John! You should be studying for exam tomorrow. Stop playing games on your ipad.
00:42
Sure mom! But let me play for few hours more
00:43
00:49
00:49
Son! You have been playing that game since this morning.Look at the time. You better start studying for your exam.
00:55
Mom, What's the big deal?(In an annoyed  voice)
00:58
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Son, 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.
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See, 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 slope.
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Here is another one 
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Linda wants to stay on diet.But at the moment, she could only think about cakes and cupcakes.
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Caption
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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
01:30
Here, 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  works.
01:46
Thank you for watching!
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Video by- Rubina Gurung