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Tackling Some LSAT Fallacies in the NFL

Watching the NFL can be an annoying pastime for anyone familiar with the LSAT. Commentators, prognosticators and whoever Frank Caliendo is portraying that week can’t help but make fallacious leaps and bounds in their analysis and predictions. Sometimes it’s as complicated as “Team A will beat Team B because Team A beat Team C and Team C beat Team B,” and sometimes it’s as simple as “Team A will beat Team B because Team B stinks.” We as fans are just as guilty of this kind of erroneous logic.

That’s why I thought it would be fun to take a look around the league and apply some of Blueprint’s flaw types — like a Super Bowl of LSAT silliness. So let’s kick it off:

Chatter amongst NFL commentators indicates that the majority of fans believe Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is the best player in the league.

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The LSAT and Project Runway: A Match Made in Heaven

I’ve admitted it in the past and I’ll say it again.  I, Jodi Triplett, love Project Runway.  Possibly more than brownies.  Certainly more than the caramel apple I consumed at the LA Country Fair, which I found to be woefully inadequate in the treat department.  Get the funnel cake, people.
At any rate, in this stage of your LSAT development, you’ll have noticed a propensity to spot fallacies in many of the ads you see and in the television shows you watch.  For me, this surfaced while watching the latest episodes of my beloved PR.  So for your enjoyment, here are the biggest Project Runway fallacies I’ve spotted that also appear quite frequently on the LSAT.