Swimming is easy

And, swimming is easy once you know how to do it.

–Dora the Explorer in Swim, Boots, Swim!

The Greek figure, or rhetorical device, is petitio principii, as you can tell by the repeated thought of easy and you know how.  They, basically, say the same thing, or at least, only prove each other.  There is no evidence for either of them, except for themselves.  Aka, begging the question and circular argument.

Are there more of these? You’ll have to buy the book to see. You can find them in Swim, Boots, Swim! (Dora the Explorer)(Amazon affiliate link).

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