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They’re Logically Fallacious! Ad Hominem

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This week it’s all about the Ad Hominem’s, let’s jump right in:   Ad Hominem (poisoning the well) An informal fallacy, but one that should raise substantial suspicion into the reason one would commit such a fallacy. Example: 1) David claims X. 2) David is a poop-head. 3) Therefore, X is wrong. Real World Example: …

They’re Logically Fallacious! Ad Hominem was last modified: March 31st, 2015 by Riley Sproul

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They’re Logically Fallacious! Strawman Fallacy

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This week, as promised, we’re talking about the Strawman Fallacy. Let’s get right into it!   Strawman Fallacy (strawmanning) Another informal fallacy, again meaning making such a mistake doesn’t invalidate your conclusion, but it does make Spock cry. And should make you reexamine your premises, and argument; because do you …

They’re Logically Fallacious! Strawman Fallacy was last modified: March 31st, 2015 by Riley Sproul

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They’re Logically Fallacious! Argument From Ignorance

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Hello! This is a new weekly post called “They’re Logically Fallacious!“. Where I’ll be focusing on, you guessed it, logical fallacies. I’ll be able to do one of these every week, as they will be rather short and to the point. I hope you enjoy! For the the first installment …

They’re Logically Fallacious! Argument From Ignorance was last modified: March 31st, 2015 by Riley Sproul