I Am Bored

Loads of viral videos, games, memes, lists and social networking for when you're bored. Updated every day, so visit often.
Latest Popular Most Bookmarked Most Emailed Top Rated My Favorites Random Chat
All Games Funny Entertainment Quizzes Weird Tech Lifestyle, Arts & Lit. News & Politics Science Sports Misc
T-Shirts   Submit Content  

An Illustrated Guide To Bad Arguments [Pic+]

No True Sctosman? Strawman? Yes, you argue poorly.

submitted by: llaa
< Back Next >
An Illustrated Guide To Bad Arguments [Pic+]. No True Sctosman? Strawman? Yes, you argue poorly.
+ Add to Favs
View/Add
Hits: 3180 | Favorites: 0 | Emailed: 0 | Rating: 3.0 | Category: Funny | Date: 03/22/2014
 
 popular today
Up To The Mic Next...Prank [Gif] It`s Chadweena...and she is going to tell us her feelings on getting pranked.
Kermit Bringing Back Goatse [Pic] He always was the classiest muppet. Hadn`t seen any on here for a while, thought you old timers would appreciate it.
A Gentleman`s Guide To Sex In Prison [Pix] One man`s story of his 10 year stay in the big house and what he learned about sex there.
A Skater`s Nightmare [Pic] DOT needs to get on that fast and hard.
Women Drivers [Pic] Need some ointment for that burn?
More Comments >

carmium
Female, 50-59, Canada
 6401 Posts
Sunday, March 23, 2014 1:07:44 AM
Agent: I presume that was a little debate jest, but the fact remains that in order to be religious you must completely forego the requirement of any proof whatsoever in establishing your belief. It's not a matter of generalizing any more than "generalizing" that rain gets things wet.

piratefish
Male, 40-49, Midwest US
 659 Posts
Saturday, March 22, 2014 8:41:33 PM
Awesome, I love this book!

Agent00Smith
Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 2175 Posts
Saturday, March 22, 2014 6:25:57 PM
Zismo used a hasty generalization about religious people.

Thonious
Male, 40-49, Western US
 950 Posts
Saturday, March 22, 2014 2:00:53 PM
I rather liked this example of the appeal to hypocrisy(which is also, incidentally, an ad hominem attack): When someone tries to discount your claim by calling you an hypocrite, saying "that's like the pot calling the kettle black," it doesn`t change the fact that the kettle is, in fact, black.

Zismo
Male, 18-29, Canada
 714 Posts
Saturday, March 22, 2014 1:22:12 PM
Page 26 Appeal to Ignorance
"The burden of proof always lies with the person making a claim"
Religious people don't know this.

Great post, great little book, I enjoyed it a lot, now I feel guilty for not buying it.

More Comments >
 


Bored | Suggest a Link | Contact I Am Bored | About I Am Bored | Link to I Am Bored | Live Submission | Privacy | TOS | Ad Choices | Copyright Policy |
© 2014 Demand Media, Inc. All rights reserved.