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Evading Burden of Proof
when someone makes a claim, has no evidence to prove it, and expects you to find that evidence
A fallacy that forces listeners to choose between two alternatives when more than two alternatives exist
A fallacy that presents a generalization that is either not supported with evidence or is supported with only weak evidence
Poisoning the Wall
Discredit what a person might later claim by presenting unfavorable information about the person.
The use of words to persuade people of something without actually making a clear argument for it.
A fallacy that introduces an irrelevant issue to divert attention from the subject under discussion
A person attempts to compliment or flatter another in order to get her to accept the truth of a proposition
The faulty assumption that because one event follows another, the second necessarily causes the first.
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