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Booker T. Washington

Up from Slavery by Booker T. Washington, © 1901 Reading Level: 1320 Lexile I recently completed Up from Slavery by Booker T. Washington, which has been on my to-read list for quite awhile now. Earlier this year I read Narrative…

Appeal to Fear

The ad baculum fallacy derives its strength by appealing to timidity or fear.1 In other words, see things a certain way or else get beaten by a bludgeon. AZ State Route 77 (Beeline) ADOT sign boasted, “Want to return to…