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Some lawyers are not honest because honest people do not shade the truth.

Apr 24th, 2015

The full syllogism is

Honest people do not shade the truth       (premise 1)

Some lawyers shade the truth                  (premise 2)

Some lawyers are not honest     (conclusion)

The conclusion is logically valid if you draw a Euler Circle diagram.


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attached is a diagram to explain the reasoning .The shaded area represents Some lawyers shade the truth. Since this area is not inside the circle of honest people, the conclusion is that

Some lawyers are not honest.

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