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bummerz

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LR Principles.
« on: August 18, 2004, 05:46:58 AM »
Film critic: There has been a recent spate of so-called "documentary" films purporting to give the "true story" of one historical event or another.  But most of these films have been inaccurate and filled with wild speculations, usually about conspiracies.  The filmmakers defend their works by claiming that freedom of speech entitles them to express their views.  Although that claim is true, it does not support the conclusion that anyone ought to pay attention to the absurd views expressed in the films.

To which one of the following principles does the film critic's commentary most closely conform?
(A) Although filmmakers are entitiled to express absurd view, they are not justified in doing so.
(B) Everyone ought to ignore films containing wild speculations about conspiracies.
(C) Freedom of speech sometimes makes the expression of absurd views necessary.
(D) Freedom of speech does not entitle filmmakers to present inaccurate speculations as truth.
(E) Views that people are entitled to express need not be views to which anyone is obliged to pay attention.

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Re: LR Principles.
« Reply #1 on: August 18, 2004, 06:07:37 AM »
(E)

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Re: LR Principles.
« Reply #2 on: August 18, 2004, 06:55:22 AM »
I picked (E) because of the last sentence . . "Although that claim is true, it does not support the conclusion that anyone ought to pay attention to the absurd views expressed in the films."

Basically, I felt (E) mostly closely conformed to the stimulus.

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Re: LR Principles.
« Reply #3 on: August 18, 2004, 11:38:56 AM »
the answer is "E"