In the second paragraph, the author's primary purpose is to

BIC on May 22 at 05:50AM

Why is D the right answer and why is C incorrect?

I see that C describes the paragraph but I can see that D tells the big picture. I don't see that big picture in the first paragraph though. Can you please point out the textual support for D?

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Emil-Kunkin on May 26 at 08:56PM

Hi, I think the support for D is that the paragraph is a series of three examples of different types of inferential error (overly weighting prior convictions, overly relying on vivid photos, and being confused by complex evidence). That said, I think we could attack C because the author is only referring to commonly held beliefs tangentially for the first of the three examples, not for all 3.