Near-Earth objects (NEOs) such as asteroids threaten the Earth because they have the potential to collide with it. Th...

Michael on August 22 at 01:49AM

Correct but D

I got the answer correct however I was wondering why D is also incorrect. I have a feeling this another example of “this is a popular answer choice for students BUT it’s wrong”

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Irina on August 22 at 04:11PM

@Miketbrooks,

Buying home insurance is used as an analogy in this argument, just like one would buy insurance for their house, the government buys insurance, i.e. funds research, for our home, i.e. the Earth. Contrast is usually used to weaken rather than support the argument and would show how two concepts are similar in some respects but differ in others.