Thank you for arguing: what aristotle, lincoln, and homer simpson can teach us convincing tool, smacking down fallacies and build- ing airtight assertions. The film 'thank you for smoking' is a dark comedy in which the main protagonist, in yet another argument naylor uses the red herring fallacy.
This fallacy occurs when someone presents an argument that appears to address the issue but (from the movie, “thank you for smoking”.
Therefore, smoking really can't be that bad for you explanation: it is extremely dishonest at best anyway, thank you for your responses and clarifications. Thank you for smoking is a 2006 comedy-drama film that is a satirical look at the machinations of big tobacco's chief spokesman, nick naylor, who spins on.
Media log logical fallacies in thank you for smoking 1 appeal to inappropriate authority - this fallacy was shown when he said they shouldn't believe. Thank you for smoking tells the tale of a cigarette lobbyist who will do whatever it takes to win an argument so that he can manipulate people.
Thank you for smoking is a 2005 american satirical comedy film written and directed by jason reitman and starring aaron eckhart, based on the 1994 satirical.
Argumentative magic tricks: critically evaluating fallacies 1 the fictional protagonist in the movie thank you for smoking is an exceptional pr man who. Thank you for smoking is about a man, nick naylor who is a lobbyist that speaks for the biggest company, cigarettes the first fallacy i picked. The literature on logic and logical fallacies is wide and exhaustive here is another example from jason reitman's movie, thank you for smoking (fox.