Video for reasoning: fallacies

Video for reasoning: fallacies

I Love Lucy: Season 3, episode 15

Midway through this episode there is a scene where Lucy first tells Ricky about her “million dollar idea” to make and sell salad dressing. Ricky brings up some practical concerns about the plan, and Lucy rebuts him but reminding him it is a “million dollar idea.” It is a brief clip and a great example of circular reasoning (begging the question).


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