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Appeal to the Majority (Appeal to Widespread Belief, Bandwagon Argument, Appeal to the People, Argumentum Ad Populum)

A proposition is claimed to be true or good solely because a majority or many people believe it to be so.

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Fallacies – Chronological Snobbery

A thesis is deemed incorrect because it was commonly held when something else, known to be false, was also commonly held.

Fallacies – Argument From Ignorance (Appeal to Ignorance, Argumentum ad Ignorantiam)

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

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Fallacies – Argument From Fallacy (the Fallacy Fallacy)

Assumption that if an argument for some conclusion is fallacious, the conclusion must also be false.

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Our Broken Education System   ❤ Kate Please see Disclaimer.

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Fallacies – Fallacy of Composition

Assuming that something true of part of the whole must also be true of the whole.

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Fallacies – Argument from Silence (Argumentum Ex Silentio)

Assuming that because there is a lack of textual or spoken evidence from an authoritative source, a certain claim is true, or vice versa.

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Fallacies – Intro

Ever been stuck in an argument, knowing that the other person's logic is faulty, but not knowing exactly why or how?

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Embarrassing Moments That Don’t Need to Be

(Five of them...).

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Something to Prove

Motivations behind our decisions and life choices.