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Ad Hominem (Argument to the Man): The writer attacks the person instead of the actual argument. Missing the Point (Non-sequitur): An argument is presented with a conclusion that does not make logical  sense. (A set of statements that lead to conclusion X, yet conclusion Y is drawn). For example: “The murder rate in NYC has decreased, therefore the  burglary rate must be on the rise.”  Slippery Slope: A chain of events presented as valid evidence behind an argument, with  the concluding event usually dire and extreme. (If A, then B, then C, and finally D.) For example: “If a teen drinks a beer at a party, then she will drive home  drunk, hit an innocent bystander, and find herself convicted of  manslaughter.” Bandwagon Fallacy (or Ad Populum): An argument is true because everyone agrees.
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