The following appeared as part of an article in a business magazine."A recent study rating 300 male and female Mentian advertising executives according to the average number of hours they sleep per night showed an association between the amount of sleep t

In the preceding statement, the author claims that there is a connection between success and sleep, which allows who need less hours of sleep to have greater chances to prosper. While it may be true that the amount of sleep needed measures the prospects of success, the author presents a poorly reasoned argument, based on several questionable premises and assumptions. Therefore, based solely on the evidence the author offers, we cannot accept this argument as valid.

The primary issue with the author’s reasoning lies in his unsubstantiated premises. The thesis defended is that success and s...

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