Archive for Shared Values

Shared Values

July 11, 2012 No Comments

Shared values: we trust those who champion those things we champion: mom and apple pie, e.g.

Definitional Matters, Shared Values
2008 Obama Ad: Bringing Home A Friend
Mitt Romney cares about his wife

Mitt Romney cares about his wife

June 24, 2012 No Comments

Character profile of Mitt Romney, through testimony of wife and sons.

Queer Eye for the Straight Guy – British Airways

Queer Eye for the Straight Guy – British Airways

May 11, 2011 No Comments

Clips from the show 'Queer Eye for the Straight Guy' demonstrating product placement in reality shows - in this case, British Airways

2004 Kerry Ad – Agenda

2004 Kerry Ad – Agenda

April 28, 2011 No Comments

From the 2004 Presidential Campaign of John Kerry: 'Agenda'. Released July 23, 2004.

2004 Bush Ad – Together
2004 Bush Ad – Changing World
2004 Kerry Ad – Who is this man

2004 Kerry Ad – Who is this man

April 27, 2011 No Comments

From the 2004 Presidential Campaign: an ad from John Kerry 'Who Is This Man?'

Dell – Red
2004 Bush Ad – 527 Progress for America: Ashley
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Fake Expert

Fake Expert: A fallacious appeal to authority in which the 'expert' is not an expert at all.

Expert in the wrong domain

Expert in the wrong domain: a fallacious version of an appeal to authority - i.e. appealing to a doctor...

Slippery Slope

Slippery slope: If we take one step, we’ll have to take all the rest of them because there’s no...

Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc

Post hoc ergo propter hoc: “After this, therefore because of this”, a fallacy in reasoning about causes. (I took...

Poisoning The Well

Poisoning the well: Telling the audience what to think of a speaker when you’re introducing the speaker (My next...