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Fallacies Notes. Read, View, Listen Graduation Standard. To Evade Logical Argument. DEFINITIION Compare two things that are not really alike. EXAMPLE Teaching teens about sex and birth control is like taking an alcoholic to a bar. Faulty Analogy. DEFINITION

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Fallacies notes

Fallacies Notes

Read, View, Listen Graduation Standard



Faulty analogy

DEFINITIION

Compare two things that are not really alike

EXAMPLE

Teaching teens about sex and birth control is like taking an alcoholic to a bar

Faulty Analogy


Misuse of humor

DEFINITION

Appears funny at first but is deeply critical

EXAMPLE

A man and woman are watching a TV report about the sex scandal involving Clinton. She asks, “Can’t we just impeach him from the waist down?”

Misuse of Humor



Quick fix

DEFINITION

Use a catchy phrase or empty slogan to solve a problem

EXAMPLES

“When guns are outlawed, only outlaws will have guns.” (NRA)

“It’s a baby, not a choice.” (MCCL)

Quick Fix


Either or

DEFINITION

Only two choices are available in a complex issue, one right and one wrong

EXAMPLES

“America: love it or leave it.”

“Are you a part of the problem or the solution?”

Either/ Or



Ad populum to the people

DEFINITION

Appeal to emotions of the reader

EXAMPLES

POSITIVE: use of words such as “God”, “America”, “liberty”

NEGATIVE: “communism”, “radical”

IN ADS: babies, pets, sexy people

Ad Populum “to the people”


Contrary to fact

DEFINITION

Something in the past that might have happened but did not

EXAMPLE

If he had not been drinking at the party, he’d be alive today.

Contrary to Fact


Appeal to pity

DEFINITION

Tug on the heart strings

EXAMPLE

“Please don’t send me to prison. My children will starve to death.”

Appeal to Pity


Plain folks

DEFINITION

someone rich, famous and/or well-known claims to be an ordinary person, like you

EXAMPLE

Bob Dole: “I have resigned from the senate; I am risking all on this bid to be president. I am now just an ordinary guy.” But Dole is receiving more than $100,000 in pension

Plain Folks


Snob appeal

DEFINITION

Use/believe this and you’ll be like the rich and famous

EXAMPLE

Drink Mountain Dew and your live will be one big adventure.

Snob Appeal


Bandwagon

DEFINITION

Everyone is doing it; everyone believes it

EXAMPLE

Popular teens wear Doc Marten shoes.

Bandwagon


False authority

DEFINITION

Use quotes or information from a person who is not an expert

EXAMPLE

Kirby Puckett says buy Anderson windows.

False Authority


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