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All sages provide both wisdom and inspiration. Since Dasha’s speech contained wisdom and greatly inspired her audience, Dasha is a sage.
Which one of the following points out the flaw in the argument above?
Does anyone else beside sages provide wisdom and inspiration?
The way I remember this subject:
hypothetical statement - if a cow, then a mammal
converse - if mammal, then a cow (not necessarily true)
inverse - if not a cow, then not a mammal (not necessarily true)
contrapositive - if not a mammal, then not a cow (true)
statement - if sage, then wisdom
converse - if wisdom, then sage (not necessarily true) (this is it!)
inverse - if not sage, then not wisdom (not necessarily true)
contrapositive - if not wisdom, then not sage (true)
Here we have the converse, so not necessarily true.
Alternately draw Venn diagrams as Ms. Sue did in her head.