She says that "perfect health is a myth and that most of us are living far more healthful lives than we realize." This message, of course, is yet another straw man
. I don't know any respected authority on health and wellness who proposes "perfect health" as a goal to achieve.
A few days later, Smacview sells the same property, often for about $100,000 more than it bought it for, to a straw man
. At this point, both Sonoma and Smacview have profited.
: Presenting the opponent's argument in an unfair fashion.
Yet another reason for my feeling of dissociation is that Mills has provided his straw man
"Toni Huber" with a new national identity, that is, as an "Australian scholar" (2006:91).
Dawkins is fond of telling us what we believe--usually in order to set up another straw man
. So we take literally the opening chapters of Genesis, Adam and Eve and the story of the forbidden fruit included; we are not allowed to believe in evolution or that the world is billions of years old; we must also accept the Mel Gibson version of redemption: "I am a sinner and deserve to die; Jesus has taken my place on the cross." This saves Dawkins the trouble of looking into theories of the atonement.
[T]he idealist in him seeks a totally secure voting machine, a totally fraud-proof electoral process." Keisling is setting up a straw man
. Rubin and many others who are studying this problem have no illusions that perfection is achievable.
The press flack then proceeded to bash his carefully constructed straw man
, blasting "those who say maybe if we don't do anything it will go away." (Snow never bothered to name the political leaders who have suggested doing nothing about terrorism.)
Giles: The sensitivity issue is a straw man
. Allergic reactions to topical antibiotics can be avoided simply by using a quinolone.
We sorted through the data and developed a straw man
of about a dozen consolidated groups.
Grigg merely set up a straw man
only to knock him down.
"They have erected, and then blown aside, a straw man
," Pope wrote.
The Florida Bar should be leading the charge to eradicate this discriminatory law and not hiding behind the "divisiveness" straw man