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if the streets are wet, it has rained recently. the streets are wet. therefore it has rained recently
think of the children! we can't send that single mother off to prison for embezzling the hospital funds
misuse of statistics
when you drop the people who haven't found work in over a year, the unemployment rate is only 5%!
jumping to conclusions
Susan failed biology 101. Herman failed biology 101. Egbert failed biology 101. I therefore conclude that most students who take biology 101 will fail it
I think there is a great merit in making the requirements stricter for the graduate students. I recommend that you support it too. after all, we are in a budget crisis and we do not want our salaries affected
you want to spend less on education. do you really want to cripple this country's fortune?
appeal to force
if you don't accept that the sun orbits the Earth, rather than the other way around, the you'll be excommunicated from the church
argumentum and consequetiam
humans will travel faster than light: faster-than-light travel would be beneficial for space travel
you claim that this man is innocent, but you cannot be trusted since you are a criminal as well
argument from ignorance/silence
if there really were a large and unusual type of animal in Loch Ness, then we would have undeniable evidence of it by now
argumentum ad nauseam
Saddam Hussein was WMD in Iraq because in the last few months there are so many articles in different newspapers saying that he has them
all mammals bear live young, and milk to their babies, but the platypus lays eggs. therefore, the platypus is not a mammal
arguing in a circle
aristocracy is the best form of government because the best form of government if that which has strong aristocratic leadership
poisoning the well
before turning the floor over to my opponent, I ask you to remember that those who oppose my plans do not have the best wishes of the university at heart
arguing by redefinition
dad: we're here! this is our dream vacation in Disney world!
kids: this isn't Disney world. this is a Laundromat
dad: well... it's still our dream vacation
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