Ref Blows Whistle and Throws Flags on Logical Fallacy Plays

Have you ever observed or participated in an argument that leaves you scratching your head? Something may have gone awry other than you getting lost, or the facts becoming too inscrutable to grasp. Chances are someone plunked a wowser of a logical fallacy.

Last Monday, I touched one of the most common, the ad hominem attack. I see two others come up again and again, particularly during Internet “debates”: the straw man and non sequitur fallacies.

This can all get really boring, so I leave you with a humorous, yet accurate slide show recounting thirty-three(!) of these fallacies. Following it below, I list a couple of links where you can go read more about logic its fallacies.

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