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IraTheSquire
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10:02:51 PM Jul 3rd 2011
I always thought that to be able to call "strawman" on somebody who is comparing A with B one has to prove that A has a difference to B that is relevant to the argument. I've seen people calling out on strawman because there is a difference between A and B, where of course there is or otherwise it will not be a simile or metaphor, without any regard as to whether the difference has any relevance to the topic at hand. Thoughts?
Jordan
10:04:14 PM Jul 3rd 2011
Examples?
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