Assuming that a claim is true because it has not been or cannot be proven false, or vice versa.


Examples:

#1: Unicorns exist, because it cannot be proven that they don’t exist. (True because can’t be or hasn’t been proven false.)

argument from ignorance

#2: Whitney Houston wasn’t murdered, because it can’t be proven – or hasn’t been proven – that she was. (False because can’t be or hasn’t been proven true.) Although check this out:


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