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Unformatted text preview: acies: A Beginner’s Guide (courtesy Nicole Lam)
Logical Ad Hominem Attack: This is the best logical fallacy, and if you disagree with me, well,
you’re an idiot.
Slippery Slope: If you don’t like Slippery Slope arguments, you will do poorly in class,
drop out of school, commit crimes, go to prison, and die of AIDS.
Perfect Solution: Since none of these fallacies are foolproof, you ought to just use the
perfect solution fallacy when you argue.
Appeal to Common Opinion: Most people think that this fallacy is the best, so clearly it
Appeal to Questionable Authority: Your logical fallacies aren’t logical fallacies at all
because Einstein said so. Einstein also said that this one is better.
Appeal to Emotions: See, my mom, she had to work three jobs on account of my dad
leaving and refusing to support us, and me with my elephantitis and all, all our money
went to doctor’s bills so I never was able to get proper...
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- Fall '09