The 10 Commandments of Logic
by, 09-26-15 at 07:47 PM (5942 Views)
DISCLAIMER: THIS IS NOT MY OWN WORK, I TAKE NO RESPONSIBILITY...but it is awesome you will love it.
THE TEN COMMANDMENTS OF LOGIC
01. Thou shalt not attack the person's character, but the argument
[ -Ad Hominem- ]
02. Thou shalt not misrepresent or exaggerate a person's argument in order to make it easier to attack.
[ -Straw Man Fallacy- ]
03. Thou shalt not use small numbers to represent the all.
[ -Hasty Generalization- ]
04. Thou shalt not argue thy position by assuming one of it's premises is true.
[ -Begging The Question- ]
05. Thou shalt not claim that because something occurred before, it must be the cause
[ -Host Hoc / False Cause- ]
06. Thou shalt not reduce the argument down to two possibilities.
[ -False dichotomy- ]
07. Thou shalt not argue that because of our ignorance, a claim must be true or false.
[ -Ad Ignorantum- ]
08. Thou shalt not lay the burden of proof onto him that is questioning the claim.
[ -Burden of Proof Reversal- ]
09. Thou shalt not assume "this" follows "that" when there is no logical connection
[ -Non Sequitur- ]
10. Thou shalt not argue that because a premise is popular, therefore it must be true.
[ -Bandwagon Fallacy- ]
And no, I am not trying to take all of the fun out of politics.
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