Joe: The sign on this garden says “Do Not Pick The Flowers.”
Sally: You are right. But there are a lot of flowers here. Picking just one will not hurt.
Joe: That is not true. If everyone thought that way and picked a flower, the garden would be
Joe’s response to Sally is questionable because ______.
A) it ignores the possibility that there may be circumstance where destroying the garden is
b) it is circular in reasoning
c) it contradicts itself by pointing out that collective action has a different result than does an
d) it cites the consequence of everyone performing an action rather than that of Sally’s action
e) it attacks Sally’s character in order to undermine her credibility
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