20 Logical Fallacies That Dumb People Use To Win Arguments, And How To Spot Them

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A fallacy is an error in reasoning, created either unintentionally during a debate or argument, or sometimes intentionally in order to deceive someone. They are good to know as we spend more and more time arguing with strangers on the internet, it is more than likely that you have been guilty of one of these common fallacies at some stage!

With truth becoming an increasingly elusive concept in these days of fake news, denial of science and appeal to partisan emotions over logic, being able to spot these fallacies is also an important skill to have. Imgur user Slippysilverpanda has helpfully compiled a list of the most common fallacies, in easily digestible and humorous illustrations. Scroll down below to check them out for yourself, and let us know what you think in the comments!

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