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They’re Logically Fallacious! Special Pleading

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Let’s wrap up May with; Special Pleading: Special Pleading: (a.k.a. special circumstance) An¬†informal fallacy; Special Pleading involves the party making the argument requesting or demanding that they are a unique exception to an otherwise (or often) exception-less rule. Or that in a particular case, their point cannot be proven, due …

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

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They’re Logically Fallacious! Wishful Thinking

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May the fallacies be not-with you; Wishful Thinking: Wishful Thinking: (a.k.a.¬†appeal to consequences) Another informal fallacy! When one finds the potential fallout of a conclusion appealing, one may find themselves simply deciding, often without words and within their own mind, to accept that given conclusion as true. This is the …

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