Logical Fallacies

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Logical Fallacies

Hey guys. I've always been interested in the various types of logical fallacies (like when I see some of you guys point them out in theist's arguments) and I happened across this website. www.nizkor.org/features/fallacies I didn't know there were that many. Just thought it might help some people in debates like it will me. cheers

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T like this

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Fallacy Files is awesome.

Fallacy Files is awesome. I've used the site for well over a year now. I especially like the fallacy taxonomy provided: http://www.fallacyfiles.org/taxonomy.html

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There's also a good section

There's also a good section in Michael Shermer's book "Why People Believe Weird Things" that deals with logical fallacies.  Mr. Shermer has a talent for explaining things in way that is very easy to comprehend.

You can't rationally argue out something that was not rationally argued in.

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There's even a series of

There's even a series of essays on building a good argument here on this site.


Number 7 has a bunch of fallacies explained.

Also, http://www.infidels.org/library/modern/mathew/logic.html


Everyone should be as familiar with these as possible.  Not only that, everyone should know why fallacies make an argument invalid.  If you read all of my essays, you should have a pretty good foundation for answering that question.



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