Informal Logic

Consider a debate over whether prayer should be allowed in public schools. Explain what logic can and cannot do. In other words, what kinds of questions and topics are not decided by logical analysis?

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  1. Topics involving religion cannot be decided by logical analysis because they involve emotions and beliefs. Even the Supreme Court rulings that public school prayer is unconstitutional is open to debate.

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    http://www.adl.org/religion_ps_2004/prayer.asp

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  2. Explain what logic can and cannot do. In other words, what kinds of questions and logic are not decided by logical analysis?

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