Category : EMOTION

relative privation

RELATIVE PRIVATION

RELATIVE PRIVATION – Discrediting an argument by pointing out a worse, unrelated problem. “I cried because I had no shoes. Then I met a man who had no feet.” This has been said several different ways and credited to many…

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consequences

APPEAL TO CONSEQUENCES

APPEAL TO CONSEQUENCES – Arriving to a conclusion based on consequences instead of evidence.  There are four main types of this argument: NEGATIVE: (1) Q is true because if we do not accept Q as being true, N would occur;…

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