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# Emperor: The enemy empire across the sea has harassed us for

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Emperor: The enemy empire across the sea has harassed us for centuries. I want to conquer it and stop it once and for all. What advice can you give me?
Admiral: If you cross the sea, a mighty empire will fall.
Emperor: In that case, prepare the troops. We set sail tonight.

Of the following, the strongest criticism of the Emperor’s decision to invade would be that it

(A) is certain to lead to the emperor’s defeat
(B) is based on opinion rather than objective facts about troop strength
(D) fails to consider fully the possible meanings of the Admiral’s advice
(E) is a futile strategy for solving the problem at hand
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18 Feb 2008, 11:34
marcodonzelli wrote:
Emperor: The enemy empire across the sea has harassed us for centuries. I want to conquer it and stop it once and for all. What advice can you give me?
Admiral: If you cross the sea, a mighty empire will fall.
Emperor: In that case, prepare the troops. We set sail tonight.

Of the following, the strongest criticism of the Emperor’s decision to invade would be that it

(A) is certain to lead to the emperor’s defeat
(B) is based on opinion rather than objective facts about troop strength
(D) fails to consider fully the possible meanings of the Admiral’s advice
(E) is a futile strategy for solving the problem at hand

D it is.. A mighty empire may fall may also mean his own empire..
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Re: cr - lsat - 1 sect.1 - 5 [#permalink]

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18 Feb 2008, 11:46
Amit05 wrote:
D it is.. A mighty empire may fall may also mean his own empire..

Agreed. Unless the Emperor knows that his empire isn't mighty.
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Re: cr - lsat - 1 sect.1 - 5 [#permalink]

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18 Feb 2008, 12:44

Could be self-reflective introspective ?
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Re: cr - lsat - 1 sect.1 - 5 [#permalink]

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18 Feb 2008, 20:03
'D' should be the winner.
The admiral's statement is ambiguous. He never said that emperor will win.
'Crossing the sea' could be a problem.

I looked at it from different angle.
Even if I assume that admiral refers to the mighty empire to the enemy's empire, the victory is still doubtful.
Admiral says - if you cross the sea,......
'Crossing the sea' may be the major challenge. But the emperor did assume that he would cross the sea.

This concludes that the emperor fails to consider the nitty-gritty of admiral's statement.
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Re: cr - lsat - 1 sect.1 - 5 [#permalink]

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19 Feb 2008, 00:46
D. Its pretty straight fwd.
Re: cr - lsat - 1 sect.1 - 5   [#permalink] 19 Feb 2008, 00:46
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