s Bob is driving on an exit off the freeway, he comes to a stop light and sees a homeless man asking people for spare change.  "See, he's a perfect example of why we shouldn't be gicing welfare benefits to the homeless," Bob mutters to his wife.  

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3 – As Bob is driving on an exit off the freeway, he comes to a stop light and sees a homeless man asking people for spare change.  “See, he’s a perfect example of why we shouldn’t be gicing welfare benefits to the homeless,” Bob mutters to his wife.  “He’s too lazy to get a job, but he’s healthy enough to beg people for their hard-earned money all day long.” What are the sample and the Target in Bobn’s argument?  Ate there any inductive fallacies present in Bob’s reasoning?  If so, explain why?.  If not , explain why not?

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#4 – (Fictional Example) The Democratic National Committee”s website conducted a poll registered registered democrats visiting its website, asking whether the respondents are in favor of increasing gun-control laws.  2000 registered democrats visiting the site responded to the poll. The poll result shows that 85% of them are in favor of gun-contThe group concludes that most people in America are in favor of gun-control laws.  For this passage, determine whether the argument is an analogical argument or a generalization (explain your answers), and explain which inductive fallacies, if any, are present in the argument.

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#5 – When Haley’s Comet hovered over Jerusalem in 66CE, the historian Josephus prophesied it meant the destruction of the city.  Jerusalem fell four years later during a failed uprising against Roman occupiers, thus confirming the power of the comet.  Is this argument subject to any casual fallacies (post hoc ergo propter hoc, cum hoc ergo propter hoc, confusing effect with cause, or ignoring an underlying cause)? Explain your answer