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Fallacy Friday!

Ad Populum Definition: A fallacious argument that concludes a proposition to be true because many or all people believe it; it alleges that “if many believe so, it is so”. Have you ever had your parents say “If everyone else jumped off a bridge would… Continue Reading →

Fallacy Friday!

Appeal to emotion An appeal to emotion fallacy is something that most people might already be aware of, with out being aware of it.  Those Sarah Mclachlan commercials with the dogs.  The ones that make you either cry or want… Continue Reading →

Fallacy Friday!

Ad Hominem An ad hominem fallacy is when you use a personal attack on someone during a debate instead of attacking the argument.  Something to the effect of when you put forth a solid argument, well thought out and presented… Continue Reading →

Definition Friday!

Argument from personal incredulity Essentially this fallicy is that just because you don’t understand something it’s probably not true. For instance, say you travel back in time 1000 years, ignoring the fact you’d die pretty quick from disease, and you… Continue Reading →

Ask an Atheist

Why do you hate God? I remember watching “God’s Not Dead” with my father.  The entire film Kevin Sorbo’s character acted like the stereotypical atheist I had brought up in my mind.  Complete jerk and dismissive of any information given… Continue Reading →

Definition Friday!

Just as a heads up the next few weeks of Definition Friday are going to be dealing with logical fallicies. I’ve been somewhat studying them in my spare time. There is a great resource here if your interested in reading more. I’ll… Continue Reading →

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