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appeal to force

conclusion that implies a threat or physical harm

appeal to pity

conclusion that is supported on the emotive feelings it evokes from the listener

appeal to the people

conclusion supported by bandwagon, mob mentality, or mass media/propaganda

argument against the person

attacking the person as a way to reject his argument


when a general rule is wrongly applied to a specific case

straw person

when an original argument is distorted and lead back to the original conclusion on said distorted premises.

missing the point

an argument in which the premises imply conclusion A, however, are stated to connect with a conclusion B.

red herring

an argument in which the the premises casually changes the subject in order to make a different, illogical , conclusion.

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