Slippery SLopes & Global Tropes
Assignment: Write your best, most creative slippery slope argument in the comments.
Slippery Slope: A slippery slope argument, in logic, critical thinking, political rhetoric, and caselaw, is a consequentialist logical device in which a party asserts that a relatively small first step leads to a chain of related events culminating in some significant (usually negative) effect. The core of the slippery slope argument is that a specific decision under debate is likely to result in unintended consequences (Wikipedia). The slippery slope is among the most common logical fallacies.
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