The Fallacy Fallacy: Why Fallacious Arguments Can Have True Conclusions

  The fallacy fallacy (also known as the argument from fallacy) is a logical fallacy that occurs when someone assumes that if an argument contains a logical fallacy, then its conclusion must be false. For example, if someone fallaciously claimed that a certain medical treatment is preferable to alternatives because it’s more “natural”, the fallacy …

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The Divine Fallacy: When People Assume that ‘God’ is the Only Explanation

  The divine fallacy is a logical fallacy that occurs when someone assumes that a certain phenomenon must occur as a result of divine intervention or a supernatural force, either because they don’t know how to explain it otherwise, or because they can’t believe that this isn’t the case. For example, if someone doesn’t understand how …

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