This article is about errors in reasoning. For the formal concept in philosophy and
logic, see Formal fallacy. For other uses, see Fallacy (disambiguation). A fallacy
is the use of invalid or otherw...
This file contains examples of logical fallacies from the written media: books,
newspapers, magazines, newsletters, and fundraising letters. I have included ...
May 6, 2016 ... When you scan the list of logical fallacies (as I just did at Wikipedia), a lot of them
jump out as frequent offenders in news articles. Here are just ...
There are many different examples of fallacies you may encounter. Here are a
few ... For example: “If aliens didn't steal my newspaper, who did?” (assume that ...
May 29, 2015 ... On Fox News's imaginatively named The Five program, which airs weekdays at 5
p.m., a five-person panel took on Seattle's kayaktivists this ...
By guest blogger Caleb Pitkin This article first appeared on the blog of ... A
Whimsical Look at Fallacies: Appeal to Authority -- Part 4: The Limits of Reason.
Oct 1, 2004 ... (Parents, finding fallacies in these articles might make a good school assignment.
) Here is a crash-course in debunking bad newspaper ...
Dec 18, 2012 ... Kirchick: Few issues more powerfully elicit the liberal faith in government's salvific
power than gun control.
May 14, 2014 ... 14 logical fallacies that keep showing up in bad arguments ... As an example,
suppose a college freshman writes on Tumblr that the fact that the ...
You can find dozens of examples of fallacious reasoning in newspapers,
advertisements, and other sources. Second, it is sometimes hard to evaluate