Fallacies of thinking and Argument. Fallacies of Emotion. Scare Tactics –presenting an issue in terms of exaggerated threats or dangers. Either/Or Fallacy a/k/a "the Black-and-White Fallacy" "False Dilemma“ “False Dichotomy”
Fallacies of thinking and Argument
a/k/a "the Black-and-White Fallacy"
- oversimplifying a complex issue so that only two choices appear possible
a/k/a Argumentum Ad Baculum or the "Might-Makes-Right" Fallacy
- This argument uses force, the threat of force, or some other unpleasant backlash to make the audience accept a conclusion.
(a/k/a Argumentum Ad Misericordiam, literally, "argument from pity")
(Argumentum Ad Verecundium, literally "argument from that which is improper")
(a/k/a DictoSimpliciter, “Jumping to Conclusions,”
(a/k/a PetitioPrincipii or Circular Reasoning)
(Argumentum Ad Traditio)
(a/k/a "Loaded Question“)