“The Galileo gambit (also Galileo fallacy; users of the fallacy are Galileo wannabees) is a logical fallacy that asserts that if your ideas provoke the establishment to vilify or threaten you, you must be right. 69 more words
Planned Parenthood just tweeted supporters to let Congress know that Planned Parenthood is more popular than cheeseburgers
Today Congress has passed a bill temporarily defunding Planned Parenthood. As expected Planned Parenthood is all worked up. Look at their twitter accounts.
Here’s one that stood out to me tonight: 367 more words
Everyone does it – we’ve all argued at one time or another that something is true because “our friend had the same thing happen to her” or a method works because “such-and-such a famous person does it”. 1,432 more words
The bandwagon fallacy, as the name suggests, is an appeal to truth of an argument on the basis of popular opinion. It often begins with “everyone knows…” 603 more words
Various Planned Parenthood Twitter account has retweeted an article defending Planned Parenthood titled “We Should Focus On Condemning Anti-Abortion Extremists, Not Planned Parenthood.”
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I got tired of the attacks on PP, so I wrote about it.
I really don’t want to give this one much time. “Crrow777” as he is known on YouTube, or just “Crrow” in interviews, is (from what I can tell) rising somewhat in the conspiracy world for reasons that I don’t understand. 1,140 more words