For each of the following fallacies of faulty instantiation, choose the answer that most correctly explains why it is a fallacy.
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Question 1 of 5
Why don’t I stop my son from being the school bully? Well, hey—boys will be boys, you know.
Question 2 of 5
Look, lady. Yeah, I know you need to keep an eye on your kid. But that restroom is for women only. So you can’t take your one-year-old boy in there.
Question 3 of 5
Lying to your children is just plain wrong. So you should never have told your young daughter that Santa will be bringing her gifts.
Question 4 of 5
Morphine is a powerfully addictive drug. Taking it just to make life easier is a tragic waste. So tell that surgeon not to give you morphine for your upcoming open heart surgery.
Question 5 of 5
Why are you so upset that you neighbor is building a nuclear weapon? The Constitution guarantees us the right to keep and bear arms, right?