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Argumentum Ad Baculum
The argument of the stick; a threat. (You should believe me or you will be punished.)
Argumentum Ad Verecundiam
An appeal to an authority, but in an area outside his/her area of expertise.
Arguing from ignorance. (Since I don't know if Ad Ignorantiamis is false, "B" must be true.)
The use of another issue-usually an emotional one-to draw attention from the real issue. Also called, and frequently better known as, red herring. (SQUIRREL)
Truth is in the Middle
A claim that "average" gives the true picture, when that is not true; the use of facts or figures to tell what is "true" but not what is "accurate."
Something is stated to be the result of something else, when no causal connection can be found OR something is stated to be the only cause when there may be many causes.
Assuming your conclusion as your proof, also where two things are seen as the cause and the effect of each other. ALSO CALLED BEGGING THE QUESTION or CIRCULAR REASONING.
Working from the parts to the whole, so that a quality of each one of the parts is assumed to apply to the whole.
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