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The Crucible

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Fallacious Arguments

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Danforth orders that the people on Francis Nurse's list be arrested for examination. He then addresses the protesting Francis, saying:

No, old man, you have not hurt these people if they are of good conscience. But you must understand, sir, that a person is either with this court or he must be counted against it, there be no road between. This is a sharp time, now, a precise time - we live no longer in the dusky afternoon when evil mixed itself with good and befuddled the world.

What logical fallacy does Danforth employ in these lines?

A

Slippery slope

B

Either/or

C

Bandwagon

D

Straw Man

E

No fallacy present