Communications notes - Red herring Losing an argument Throw...

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Communications notes Bill O Reilly- 1. Oreilly factor 2. Steven Colbert imitates him 3. Failed accuracy and listening 4. Confusing facts with opinions 5. Failed logic 6. Failed relevance Recognizing Logical Fallacies 1. Unsupported assertion- Have to back up with facts 2. Begging the question Arguing in a circle Premise is same as conclusion 3. Hasty generalization Make reasonable ones Jumping to a conclusion 4. Slippery Slope ( domino effect ) Once event occurs that will lead to disastrous results 5. False dilemma Either or Fallacy Two black and white alternatives 6. Straw man Build up opponents argument into something its not in order to knock it down or destroy it 7.
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Unformatted text preview: Red herring Losing an argument Throw off the scent introducing irrelevant material to divert attention from opponents argument 8. Misused Statistics Incomparable percentages Myth of the mean 9. False analogy Comparing things that are not comparable 10. Post hoc ergo propter hoc After this therefore because of this 11. Non sequester Does not flow 12. Argument ad hominem Arguing directed at the person Name calling 13. Argument ad podium Argument to people Most people believe it to be true so it must be 14. Argument ad ignorantium Argument tries to make you disprove their case...
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