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Consent to risk fallacy

A common argument against counter-terrorism measures is that more people are killed each year by road accidents than by terrorists.  Whilst this point may be true, it is a… 233 more words

Logical Fallacies

John Stone and the “Best of Age of Autism”: Wrong About Everything

Every Child By Two is pleased to launch another article in their Expert Commentary series featuring guest writer Joel A. Harrison, PhD, MPH, a retired epidemiologist who has worked in the areas of preventive medicine, infectious diseases, medical outcomes research, and evidence-based clinical practice guidelines.  868 more words
Science & Research

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