Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Zombie Proliferation: The Argument

For my MCCC Logic students:

See "Zombies: Our love for the undead refuses to die."

But why? The argument:

Z-proliferation is a manifestation of cultural angst and anomie. Chaos rules, attacking family systems and communities, and there's nothing we can do to stop the advancing of this blind, brainless beast.  "Scholars who study zombies suggest the monster can be “read as tracking a wide range of cultural, political, and economic anxieties of American society”." (Platts)

1. The more zombies we see, the more anxious and uncertain Americans are.
2. We're seeing a lot of zombies.
3. Therefore...