Critical Thinking Lecture 5a Fallacies. By David Kelsey. Fallacies. A fallacy is a mistake in reasoning. Examples:. An argument from outrage is given when inflammatory words are followed by a conclusion. Examples:. When a person becomes angry she can become illogical in two ways :
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By David Kelsey
When a person becomes angry she can become illogical in two ways:
1. Mistaking rhetoric for argument
2. Displacing angerThe argument from outrage
to accept a claim simply because it would be pleasant if it were true.
Believing in God existsGuilt trips and Wishful Thinking
Examples of groups:
when national pride leads one to blind endorsement of a country and its policies.
Examples:The group think fallacyand Nationalism