Identifying Fallacy

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A logical fallacy is a flaw in reasoning. Logical fallacies are like tricks or illusions of thought, and they're often very sneakily used by politicians and the media to fool people. Don't be fooled! This website has been designed to help you identify and out dodgy logic wherever it may raise its, incoherent head..A formal fallacy, deductive fallacy, logical fallacy or non sequitur Latin for "it does not follow" is a flaw in the structure of a deductive argument which renders the argument invalid.The flaw can neatly be expressed in standard system of logic. Such an argument is always considered to be wrong. The presence of the formal fallacy does not imply .Defines what a logical fallacy is, discusses the history of fallacies, and explains why it is useful to study them..Avoiding the Issue. A reasoner who is supposed to address an issue but instead goes off on a tangent is properly accused of using the Fallacy of Avoiding the Issue..

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