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Logical fallacies hasty generalization

Logical Fallacies: Hasty Generalization

Ben, Alex, Kai


Logical fallacies hasty generalization

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pem_FwggPsM


What is it

What is it?

“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.


How are they formed

How are they formed?

  • Usually have this formation

    • X is true for A

    • X is true for B

    • X is true for C

    • Then, X is true for D, E, F, G, ……. Z.


Other common names

Other Common Names

Fallacy of insufficient statistics

Fallacy of insufficient sample

Generalization from the particular

Leaping to a conclusion

Hasty induction


Examples from lapierre

Examples from LaPierre

[11] “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?”


Another

Another..

[23] “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?”


Another1

Another…

[19] “The media call semi-automatic firearms ‘machine guns’ … The don’t know what they are talking about”


Another riddle of the gun

Another (Riddle of the Gun)

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