Assuming that something true of part of the whole must also be true of the whole.
Ex. #1: “I know some lazy, narcissistic Millennials who act entitled. Therefore, all Millennials are lazy, narcissistic, and entitlement-oriented.”
Ex. #2: “Some Evangelicals are conservative, white, and Republican. Therefore, ‘Evangelical’ means conservative, white, and Republican.”
Please note: Illustrations do not necessarily represent actual statistical proportions.
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