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deep down inside yourself, you’ll see that my fallacy here is the best.
Straw Man: This professor seems to suggest fallacies appear in every argument. Since I
can think of examples where fallacies are not used, she is obviously quite mistaken about
False Dilemma: I’ve found that either you think False Dilemma is the best fallacy, or
you’re a terrorist.
Explain by Naming: Logical fallacies are, you know, using fallacious logic, when one
commits logical fallacies.
Red Herring: They say that to prove your fallacy is the best requires extraordinary
evidence, because it’s an extraordinary claim. Well, I’d like to note that “Extraordinary
claims demand extraordinary evidence” is itself an extraordinary claim.
Glittering Generalities: Some of the most brilliant arguments one can make to conquer
an opponent rests with using these amazing fallacies!
Begging The Question: Circular reasoning is the best fallacy and is capable of proving
anything. Since it can prove anything, it can obviously prove the above statement. Since
it can prove the first statement, it must be true. Therefore, circular reasoning is the best
fallacy and is capable of proving anything.
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2014 for the course COHR 302 taught by Professor Sandrarobinson during the Fall '09 term at University of British Columbia.
- Fall '09