LOGIC 3 - Logic and arguments - Healthcare - 3 days

Let's talk about health care. While you watch these videos, try to figure out what these words mean: insurance, universal health care, obamacare, medicare. Also, figure out what some of the main issues are. Think about these questions while watching the videos. Should everyone have health care? What is the difference between health care and health insurance? Who should pay for health care?

Watch the videos below and answer the questions. Email the answers with the subject line of "Life skills lesson 3 - Logic and arguments - Healthcare." 

Why American Health Care Costs Are So High?

  1. Is there bias in this video? If so, is the bias for or against fracking?
  2. Identify any logical fallacies you can find in the video?
  3. What kinds of rhetoric were used in the video?

What is Obamacare?

  1. Is there bias in this video? If so, is the bias for or against fracking?
  2. Identify any logical fallacies you can find in the video?
  3. What kinds of rhetoric were used in the video?

John Green's ThoughtBubble HealthCare Overhaul

  1.  Is there bias in this video? If so, is the bias for or against fracking?
  2. Identify any logical fallacies you can find in the video?
  3. What kinds of rhetoric were used in the video?
Why We Don't Need Socialized Medicine
  1. Is there bias in this video? If so, is the bias for or against fracking?
  2. Identify any logical fallacies you can find in the video?
  3. What kinds of rhetoric were used in the video?
Obama is Trying to Ruin American More with Universal Health Care
  1. Is there bias in this video? If so, is the bias for or against fracking?
  2. Identify any logical fallacies you can find in the video?
  3. What kinds of rhetoric were used in the video?
Healthcare: USA vs. Austria
  1. Is there bias in this video? If so, is the bias for or against fracking?
  2. Identify any logical fallacies you can find in the video?
  3. What kinds of rhetoric were used in the video?
Britain defends its health care against U.S. critcisms
  1. Is there bias in this video? If so, is the bias for or against fracking?
  2. Identify any logical fallacies you can find in the video?
  3. What kinds of rhetoric were used in the video?
Germany's Health Care: Quality Care for All
  1. Is there bias in this video? If so, is the bias for or against fracking?
  2. Identify any logical fallacies you can find in the video?
  3. What kinds of rhetoric were used in the video?
Real Canadians Talking Real Healthcare
  1. Is there bias in this video? If so, is the bias for or against fracking?
  2. Identify any logical fallacies you can find in the video?
  3. What kinds of rhetoric were used in the video?

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