Indicator Words

How can you figure out what is a main claim and what is a premise? People use certain words and phrases to signal that they are giving one claim as a reason to believe another claim. These indicator words can help you sort out what role each statement is playing in...

Interactive Beta: Social Media

First, read this argument:Social media is clearly very addictive, since most people can’t go even one day without checking their Instagram or Twitter feed. Social media also makes people unhappy because it constantly invites you to compare yourself to others, and...

ProCon School Uniforms Demo

Should all schools require students to wear uniforms? You decide!Here are the top 3 Pro side arguments: And here are the top 3 Con side arguments: You can access PDFs and the underlying MindMup files for these maps here:>>> ERROR: Contact the Administrator to see this...

Interactive beta: Human Enhancement

First, read this argument:Human genetic enhancement is seriously problematic! First of all, it isn’t safe. By genetically enhancing people, we risk harming them through unintended side effects. Furthermore, human enhancement promotes unfairness. Enhancements are...