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They’re Logically Fallacious! Equivocation

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And another fallacy free week to you! What’s that you say, you want to hear about; Equivocation: Equivocation (a.k.a. Doublespeak) As yet another informal fallacy (we’ll get to others I promise), Equivocation works by using a word or words in a sense that it was not intended to be used for. This …

They’re Logically Fallacious! Equivocation was last modified: May 3rd, 2015 by Riley Sproul

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They’re Logically Fallacious! Begging the Question

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Let’s start off the new month right and non-fallaciously with, Begging the Question: Begging The Question (a.k.a. Assuming the initial point) As all we’ve reviewed so far have been, this is an informal fallacy. One that occurs when the conclusion of the argument is based on a premise that is also part …

They’re Logically Fallacious! Begging the Question was last modified: May 3rd, 2015 by Riley Sproul

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They’re Logically Fallacious! Moving The Goalposts

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Here we are, the end of April, and all I can think about is fallacies. This week, Moving The Goalposts:   Moving The Goalposts (argument by demanding impossible perfection) An informal fallacy that occurs when one constantly or consistently changes the parameters of success. Usually in a rebuttal type format. Very similar …

They’re Logically Fallacious! Moving The Goalposts was last modified: April 27th, 2015 by Riley Sproul