An introduction to my quest to capture the killer
Wright has constructed this tale as an example of classical rhetoric—the tools, their use in context, and their definitions. These definitions are a brief reminder or a quick introduction to some of the main devices of Homer, Aristotle, and Cicero.
Is it ethical to use a man’s emotions to persuade him? In the electric atmosphere of today’s propagandistic politics, that question is charged. By and large, even teenagers expect that the vast majority of the campaigning, advertising, and peer-pressuring they will encounter is based solely on emotion; this is the definition of propaganda, of persuasion
We think to determine three things: whether something is true, whether something should be done, and whether something commands our appreciation. In other words, we think to know truth, goodness, and beauty. In each case, a judgment is made. A judgment is embodied in a decision and expressed in a proposition. When we know the