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Argument from analogy

Analogical reasoning is one of the most common methods by which human beings attempt to understand the world and make decisions. We seem to have evolved with a propensity to find patterns in things and events, even when no such patterns exist. 271 more words

Logical Fallacies

Fun with fallacies 19: You are like Hitler!

The fallacy of a false analogy happens when someone is making an argument in the form of an analogy where the analogy is lacking in certain aspects that make up a good analogy. 392 more words