Arguing that because two things share (or are implied to share) some property, they are the same.
"I cannot imagine how this could be true; therefore, it must be false."
A claimed authority's support is used as evidence for an argument's conclusion.
Assuming that something which is true of a thing must also be true of some or all of its parts (reverse of the Fallacy of Composition).
Ever been stuck in an argument, knowing that the other person's logic is faulty, but not knowing exactly why or how?
Recently, a friend of mine was very good to remind me that several matters about which I was concerned were/are beyond my control, an observation for which I am grateful. I've been realizing lately just how many of my fears center around matters I can't control. If this is the case, then why do I …