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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Fallacies of Argument Fallacies of emotional argument Fallacies of logical argument Fallacies of ethical argument -scare tactics- scaring people and exaggerating possible dangers well beyond their statistical likelihood. -either or choices-to simplify arguments and give them power to reduce complicated issues to just 2 options obviously preferably to the other.-bandwagon appeals- urge people to follow the same path everyone else is taking. -slippery slope- becomes wrong headed when a writer exaggerates the likely consequences of an action, usually to frighten readers. -overly sentimental appeals- use tender emotion excessively to distract the readers from facts. -faulty causality assumption that because one event or action follows another-hasty generalization-Drawing a conclusion based on a small sample size, rather than looking at statistics that are much more in line with the typical or average situation-begging the question-claim is made on grounds that can't be accepted as true because those grounds themselves are in question -equivocation-Half truths or arguments that give lies an honest appearance -non sequitur- in argument who's cleans reasons or warrants don't connect logically -straw man- attack an argument that isn't really there, often a much weaker or more extreme one than the opponent is actually making -red herring- it changes the subject abruptly to throw readers or listener off the trail-faulty analogy- inaccurate or inconsequential comparisons between objects or concepts-appeals to false authority-occurs when writers offer themselves or other authorities as sufficient warrant for believing a claim-dogmatism-character that undermines the trust that must exist between those make and listen to arguments-ad hominem arguments- attacked the character of a person rather than the claims he/she makes-stacking the deck- fallacy in which any evidence that supports an opposing argument is simply rejected, omitted, or ignored Arguments that are flawed by their very nature or structure.
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