Talk:Association fallacy

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Example[edit]

Dynamite uses chemical reactions to liberate energy to create a self-sustaining explosive reaction to destroy people and buildings. Coal-fired power stations use chemical reactions to liberate energy.

Therefore, coal-fired power stations are evil!!!

Argh!!! — Unsigned, by: 82.38.206.148 / talk / contribs 2012-10-30T01:40:45‎


It's pretty crazy what things you can come up with...
  1. God commanded the Jews to commit genocides.
  2. God is good.
  3. Genocides are good! (Though perhaps only when they are committed by Jews.)
>.> 141.134.75.236 (talk) 04:17, 30 October 2014 (UTC)

Correction about the Galileo Gambit phrase?[edit]

The phrase that deals with Galileo Gambit being "not even wrong", i think it would be more accurate to replace "not persecuted because people disagreed with him" (since the very influential church disagreed with his idea in some way, which sparked the whole persecution) with "not persecuted because he was necessarily and inevitably right" instead, since the church persecuted him because they feared the social consequences of people accepting the new idea of heliocentrism, regardless of whether it was proven factual or not. Imadmagician (talk) 10:15, 20 July 2015 (UTC)

Attribution[edit]

Some content from http://evolutionwiki.org/wiki/Group_Fallacy and http://evolutionwiki.org/wiki/Guilt_by_Association FuzzyCatPotato!™ (talk/stalk) 05:05, 15 November 2015 (UTC)