9 Total Votes

Strawman fallacy

4 votes
1 comment

Irelevant appeals fallacies

Appeal to emotion, appeal to authority etc
2 votes

Black and white fallacy

1 vote
1 comment

Appeal to logic fallacy

Just because you're correct doesn't mean you're right.
1 vote

Ad Hominem/tu quoque fallacy

1 vote
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PetersSmith says2015-06-09T17:46:35.9594656-05:00
The fallacy where your entire argument is pointing out the other person's fallacies.
reece says2015-06-09T19:17:00.0228665-05:00
@PetersSmith That could be used as a red herring.
reece says2015-06-09T19:21:32.0296973-05:00
@UtherPenguin can you add 'Appeal to extremes.' It's annoying when someone does that.
UtherPenguin says2015-06-09T19:31:49.7547764-05:00
@reece Doesn't that fall under black and white?
UtherPenguin says2015-06-09T19:32:31.0939423-05:00
@PetersSmith It's called the fallacy fallacy
PetersSmith says2015-06-10T18:55:08.8049498-05:00
UtherPenguin: Are you serious? That's an actual fallacy?
UtherPenguin says2015-06-10T18:57:01.3318763-05:00
@PetersSmith Yep, there's even a video on it:
Ironshirt says2015-12-06T17:47:22.6471663Z
'The Hitler Card' aka 'Guilt by association' aka 'Reductio ad Hitlerum' Hitler is probably the most universally despised figure in history, so any connection to Hitler, or his beliefs, usually always derails the discussion. Playing the Hitler Card demonizes opponents in debate by associating them with evil, and almost always derails the discussion. People naturally resent being associated with Nazism, and are usually angered. In this way, playing the Hitler Card can be an effective distraction in a debate, causing the opponent to lose track of the argument. However, when people become convinced by guilt by association arguments that their political opponents are not just mistaken, but are as evil as Nazis, reasoned debate can give way to violence. So, playing the Hitler Card is more than just a dirty trick in debate, it is often "fighting words".

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