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Closely related to "appeal to authority" logical flaw

n. soo-doh-stop

1. a false end point that is defined by its agreement of cessation by two or more parties, as opposed to the actual conclusion or termination of element or thought. 39 more words


The "relevant" papers that the consensus is based on

Something in the introduction for the Cook Lecture of next Friday stood out for me. This is how the Consensus Project is presented (my emphasis): 558 more words


Appeals to authority; or, bad reasoning in the real world part 9

Here is a song which I’ve come across (yes from Bioshock infinite): Jane Russell – Give Me That Old Time Religion

I thought I’d share it with you because it’s a particularly good example of a fallacy known as an appeal to authority. 213 more words

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