QUESTION TEXT: A government ought to protect and encourage…
QUESTION TYPE: Sufficient Assumption
CONCLUSION: A government ought to protect and encourage free speech.
REASONING: Free speech is an activity that is conducive to a healthy nation and it is in the best interests of the people.
ANALYSIS: This one is simple. The argument forgot to show that governments ought to support things that are in the best interest of the nation. It seems obvious, but that’s the right answer.
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- CORRECT. If this is true then the conclusion is correct.
- The stimulus didn’t say that free speech was a basic, inalienable right.
- Same as B. The stimulus didn’t say that free speech helps a government to govern.
- Same as B and C. The stimulus didn’t say what the interests of government are.
- The stimulus didn’t say that free speech is a universal human right.
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