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From a magazine article: Self-confidence is a dangerous

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From a magazine article: Self-confidence is a dangerous virtue: it often degenerates into the vice of arrogance. The danger of arrogance is evident to all who care to look. How much more humane the twentieth century would have been without the arrogant self-confidence of a Hitler or a Stalin.

The author attempts to persuade by doing all of the following EXCEPT:
(A) Using extreme cases to evoke an emotional response
(B) Introducing value-laden terms, such as “viceâ€

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New post 11 Mar 2007, 07:27
D should be the answer...

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(D)

It's not an appeal but an aritcle on relation of self-confdence and arrogance and an example from past.

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D cus the passage doesn't mention anything appealing to authority

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D is the answer

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