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They’re Logically Fallacious! Misleading Vividness

Riley Sproul Ideas, Logical Fallacies 1 Comment

Misleading Vividness: (a.k.a. anecdotal fallacy) As promised, the first formal fallacy: Where one uses a personal story as evidence for a claim. As described in the link, formal fallacies are non sequiturs; meaning they hold no logical bearing on the argument at hand. I think of them as simply shouting something totally irrelevant …

They’re Logically Fallacious! Misleading Vividness was last modified: May 27th, 2015 by Riley Sproul