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The argument claims that ... (restate)
Stated in this way the argument: (pick 2)
- manipulates facts and conveys a distorted view of the situation
- reveals examples of leap of faith, poor reasoning and ill-defineded terminology
- fails to mention several key factors. on the basis of which it can be evaluated
The conclusion of the argument relies on assumptions for which there is no clear evidence. Hence , the argument is weak, unconvincing and has several flaws.
First, the argument readily assumes that, ...
This statement is a stretch and not substantiated in any way
There are numerous examples in orher areas of business or commerce, where ...
The author fails to clarify whether...
The argument could have been much more clearer if it explicitly stated that ...
Second, the argument claims that ... It thus suggests that this is yet another reason for the...
This is again weak and unsupported claim as the argument does not demonstrate any correlation between ... and ...
To illustrate ...
If any such correlation had been shown for ... than the author would have sounded a bit more convincing.
In addition, if the argument provided evidence that .. the argument could have been strenghtened even further.
Finally, the argument concludes that
From this statement again it is not at all clear how ..
Without supporting evidence and examples from ..., one is left with the impression that the claim is more of a wishful thinking rather than substantive evidence
As a result, this conclusion has no legs to stand on.
In summary, the argument is flawed for above-mentioned reasons and is therefore unconvincing. It could be considerably strengthened if the author clearly mentioned all the relevant facts.
In order to assess the merits of a certain situation/decision, it is essential to have full knowledge of all contributing factors.
необязательно//Without this information, the argument remains unsubstantiated and open to debate.