Category: Logic

Logical Fallacies 101: Ad Ignorantiam
Introduction If you’ve been following this blog, you may recall that Fallacies of Weak Induction are logical fallacies that occur when the...
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Logical Fallacies 101: Ad Baculum
“Comrade, your statement is factually incorrect.” “Yes, it is. But it is politically correct.” So begins an essay by Angelo M. Codevilla,...
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Logical Fallacies 101: Genetic Fallacy and Tu Quoque
By Thomas McCuddy,  “The church is full of hypocrites!”  “The only reason you are a Christian is because you were raised as...
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Logical Fallacies 101: “Straw Man”
Strawmen, scarecrows, and mannequins all have one thing in common: they are, by nature, flimsy objects that are easy to knock down....
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Logical Fallacies 101: Slanting
You probably deal with this fallacy more than most types of fallacies in today’s social and digital media world. Slanting is when...
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