Logical Fallacies: Hasty Generalization. Ben, Alex, Kai. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v= pem_FwggPsM. What is it?.
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Logical Fallacies: Hasty Generalization
Ben, Alex, Kai
“Drawing a conclusion based on a small sample size, rather than looking at statistics that are much more in line with the typical or average situation.” - www.logicallyfallacious.com
Reaching a generalization based on insufficient research, information, or evidence.
Fallacy of insufficient statistics
Fallacy of insufficient sample
Generalization from the particular
Leaping to a conclusion
 “A dozen more killers? A hundred? More? How can we possibly even guess how many, given our nation’s refusal to create an active national database of the mentally ill?”
 “Now, I can imagine the shocking headlines you’ll print tomorrow morning: ‘more guns are the NRA’s answer to everything!’ Your implication will be that guns are evil and have no place in society, much less in our schools. But since when did ‘gun’ become a bad word?”
 “The media call semi-automatic firearms ‘machine guns’ … The don’t know what they are talking about”
“I am not de