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Flaw in the Reasoning. The correct answer choice is (D)
Often, Flaw in the Reasoning questions will have some clear specific flaw that you can point to exactly. The censorship advocate's argument, however, does not seem to have one specific problem that you can point to; its problem seems to be just an overall irrelevance to the civil libertarian's argument. Therefore, the answer choice needs to reflect the broadness of the argument's flaw.
Answer Choice (A) There is nothing in the censorship advocate's argument to support the contention that he is attempting to extract a general rule from a specific case — mainly because there is neither a general rule nor a specific case in his argument.
Answer Choice (B) This answer choice can be tricky because it ties into the censorship advocate's argument that there are commonly held beliefs regarding what constitutes potentially offensive art. The censorship advocate is not, however, extracting his argument from that claimed commonly held belief. Instead, he is using it to support his argument once it has already been formed.
Answer Choice (C) It should be clear from reading the censorship advocate's argument that he does not at any point attack the civil libertarians character.
Answer Choice (D): This is the correct answer choice. The civil libertarian's argument is that prohibiting any nonviolent means of expression poisons a society's intellectual atmosphere, therefore it would harm society to censor all potentially offensive art. Whether or not many people are in agreement as to what constitutes potentially offensive art is irrelevant to the argument.
Answer Choice (E) It should be clear from reading the censorship advocate's argument that he does not at any point use hyperbolic, inflammatory language that obscures the issue at hand.