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Argumentative Essay On Dog Love

Our infomercial was a dog food that made your pet love you more. We claimed that we took the chemical called phenylethylamine, found in chocolate, and put it into our dog food. Phenylethylamine is a chemical that triggers the body to release hormones into your body like serotonin and dopamine. These neurotransmitters are connected with love and infatuation (Nootriment Editorial Staff, 2015). By putting this chemical in our dog food we have created a way to make your dog love you more. This idea is completely absurd. The video showed many scientific and argumentative flaws in it.
In the video we keep referring to the research that has led us to believe that this product works. We never cite specific research it just says “my numerous research studies.” If this was really science than the infomercial would have told you the specific number of studies that have been done for this product and what they involved. Also, the infomercial said fake statistics to go along with our research “My studies have shown that over 50% of dogs are unhappy with their owners. After feeding these unhappy dogs Love Potion K9, we saw 99.9% improvement in the dog’s mood.”…

The logical fallacy in this is that there is nothing to support the theory that is a dog is happy than they will live longer lives. Also, we are basing our science off of the assumption that dog brains react the same way to phenylethylamine as humans and that they react the same as humans to serotonin and dopamine. Furthermore, when David said that his dog died young because he was unhappy and full of hate he created another logical fallacy. Animals do not die because they are unhappy there is always some other cause of death that can be directly related to depression or sadness, but their mood is never the actual cause of death. These are weak arguments because they make incorrect…

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