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Archive for July 25th, 2011

This covers an entire subject on argumentation which debaters and lawyers are highly familiar with, but most of us common men take for granted. We are bombarded by fallacies in every day communication, from advertising to political statements in the media, to news articles on television and newspapers. The internet has only sped up the speed at which we consume communication and our exposure to logical fallacies.

It is a good exercise to review the list of logical fallacies from time to time just to refresh ourselves on how they can unfairly and incorrectly swing an argument. This list from Changing Minds is a good place to start: (more…)

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